THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE ADULT HUMAN BODY AND ITS BEARING ON THE BIOCHEMISTRY OF GROWTH

@inproceedings{Mitchell1945THECC,
  title={THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE ADULT HUMAN BODY AND ITS BEARING ON THE BIOCHEMISTRY OF GROWTH},
  author={Harold Hanson Mitchell and Tom Sherman Hamilton and Frederic R. Steggerda and H. W. Bean},
  year={1945}
}
The amounts of nutrients contained in the adult human body represent the integration of the day to day accretions from the time of conception to the termination of growth. These accretions are usually determined by balance experiments carried out at different periods of growth and are assumed to measure the net requirements of the respective nutrients with due consideration of the synthesis and transformation of organic nutrients in metabolism. Thus, the accretion of fat does not measure a fat… CONTINUE READING

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