An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16018 entries, 14076 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 14, 2024

MOORE, Carl Richard

2 entries
  • 14195

The scrotum as a temperature regulator for the testes.

Amer. J. Physiol., 68, 70-79, 1924.

Moore and Quick established that the scrotal sac, and its ability to expand or contract, helps to regulate the temperature of the testes. Through this mechanism it enables sperm production and supports the viability of sperm.

Digital facsimile from physiology.org at this link.

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Reproduction
  • 1191

The effects of extracts of testis in correcting the castrated condition in the fowl and in the mammal.

Endocrinology, 13, 367-74, 1929.

C. R. Moore, T. F. Gallagher, and F. C. Koch were the first to obtain a potent testicular extract containing the male sex hormone, androsterone, later obtained in crystalline form by Butenandt. They also gave a detailed account of the capon-comb test for the assay of the male hormone.



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Gonads: Sex Hormones