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Herbert McLean Evans - bibliography

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American anatomist and physiologist, born September 1882, Modesto, California; died 1971.


  • H. McLean Evans (1882-1971) and Joseph Abraham Long (1879–):
    The effect of the anterior lobe administered intraperitoneally upon growth, maturity and oestrus cycles of the rat.
    Anatomical Record, 1921, 21: 62-63.
    Evans and Long discovered the growth hormone of the anterior pituitary, showing that continued injections of an anterior pituitary extract produced an acceleration in the growth-rate of laboratory animals.
  • H. McLean Evans, Katharine Scott Bishop (1889-1976):
    On the existence of a hitherto unrecognised dietary factor essential for reproduction.
    Science, Washington, 1922, 56: 650-651.
    Discovery of vitamin E. See also their late paper in The Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1923, 81: 889-892.
  • H. McLean Evans and Harold H. Cole:
    An introduction to the study of the oestrous cycle in the dog.
    Berkeley, California : University of California Press, 1931.
  • H. McLean Evans and Olive Swezy:
    Ovogenesis and the normal follicular cycle in adult Mammalia.
    Berkeley, California : University of California Press, 1931.
  • H. McLean Evans, F. Lepovsky and E. A. Murphy:
    Vital need of the body for certain unsaturated fatty acids.
    The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1934, 106: 431-450.
    Isolation of vitamin F – linolenic acid.
  • H. McLean Evans:
    Exhibition of First Editions of Epochal Achievements in the History of Science. 1934.
    A small pamphlet describing an exhibition of his books and books from the University Library which he mounted at the University of California at Berkeley in June, 1934. Prepared before the existence of other guides of its type, this small pamphlet had notable influence on later American collectors in this field.
  • H. McLean Evans, O. H. Emerson and G. A. Emerson:
    The isolation from wheat-germ oil of an alcohol, á-tocopherol, having the properties of vitamin E.
    The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1936, 113: 319-332.
    Isolation of vitamin E.
  • Choh Hao Li (1913), M. E. Simpson, H. M. Evans:
    Interstitial cell stimulating a hormone. II. method of preparation and some physico-chemical studies.
    Endocrinology, Philadelphia, 1940, 27, 803-808.
  • Choh Hao Li, H. M. Evans, M. E. Simpson:
    Adrenocorticotropic hormone.
    The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1943, 149: 413-424.
    Isolation of pure adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from sheep pituitary glands.
  • Choh Hao Li, H. M. Evans, M. E. Simpson:
    Isolation and properties of the anterior hypophyseal growth hormone.
    The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1945, 159, 353-366.
    Isolation of the anterior pituitary growth hormone.
  • Choh Hao Li, H. M. Evans, M. E. Simpson:
    Isolation of pituitary follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH).
    Science, Washington, 1949, 109: 445-446.

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