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”

15961 entries, 13944 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: April 29, 2024

FUNK, Casimir

3 entries
  • 1047
  • 3744

On the chemical nature of the substance which cures polyneuritis in birds induced by a diet of polished rice.

J. Physiol., (Lond.), 43, 395-400, 19111912.

One of the earliest attempts to isolate what later became known as vitamin B1.See No. 1051.

Funk determined the chemical nature of the substance in rice polishings which could cure beriberi.

Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Deficiency Diseases › Beriberi, NUTRITION / DIET › Vitamins
  • 1051

Die Vitamine

Wiesbaden: J. F. Bergmann, 1914.

A pioneer work in the study of vitamins. Much of the previous literature is reviewed. Funk introduced the term “vitamine”, later changed to “vitamin”. In 1912 (J. State Med., 20, 341) he postulated his theory of the existence of unknown but essential factors in diet. See No. 1047.

Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Vitamins
  • 1189

The male hormone.

Proc. Soc. exp. Biol. (N.Y.), 26, 325-26, 1929.

Funk and Harrow obtained crude active male hormone extracts from male urine.

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