John Beresford Leathes, 1864-1956

@article{Peters1958JohnBL,
  title={John Beresford Leathes, 1864-1956},
  author={Rudolph Albert Sir Peters},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={1958},
  pages={185 - 191}
}
  • R. Peters
  • Published 1 November 1958
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
John Beresford Leathes who died at Montreux on 14 September 1956, in his 92nd year, was born on 5 November 1864. He was the second son of the Reverend Stanley Leathes, D.D., a Professor of Hebrew at King’s College, London, and Prebendary of St Paul s. His mother was Matilda Butt, who counted among her ancestors a Dr Butt, a physician to Henry VIII. His brother was Sir Stanley Leathes, K.C.B. He married Sonia Marie Natanson in 1896 in London, a Russian by birth, and a fine pianist. They had one… 

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THIS volume is the latest of the series that Mr. Murray is issuing in connection with the work of the physiological laboratory of the London University. The subject Dr. Leathes took for his lectures
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In the present observation, enemata and colon wash-outs did not provoke activity of the ileum or discharge of ileal contents, and inserting a finger into the sphincter caused pain and spasm.
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It is argued by Folin that the excretion of creatinine, more strictly than that of nitrogen in all forms, or particularly of urea, should be taken as a measure of the true metabolism of the tissues.
On diurnal and nocturnal variations in the excretion of uric acid
  • J. Leathes
  • Chemistry, Medicine
    The Journal of physiology
  • 1906
IN studying certain aspects of nitrogenous metabolism the following procedure was adopted. A diet of sufficient caloric value was taken, which was distributed over six meals, all of which were
On the nature of the fat contained in the liver, kidney, and heart
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    The Journal of physiology
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Liebermann's method, with slight modifications, has been used for the study of the fatty acids obtained from them by saponification, because it seemed possible that if these differences could be elucidated, some light might be thrown on the nature of the changes which fats undergo when they leave the connective tissues, and enter the stream of metabolic change in the active organs of the body.
Some Experiments on the Exchange of Fluid between the Blood and Tissues
  • J. Leathes
  • Chemistry, Medicine
    The Journal of physiology
  • 1895
THE experiments which form the subject of this communication were planned for the investigation of the movements of fluid passing to and from the blood vessels and the tissues. The observations group
The fatty acids in the liver of the sheep.
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