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Maude Leonora Menten - bibliography

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Canadian physician and biochemist, born March 20, 1879, Port Lambton, Ontario; died July 26, 1960, Leamington, Ontario.


  • A. B. MacCallum and M. L. Menten:
    On the distribution of chlorides in nerve cells and fibres.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, London, 1906, 77: 165-193.
  • Donald R. Franceschetti, editor:
    Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science. 1999.
  • Marlene Rayner-Canham and Geoffrey Rayner-Canham:
    Women in Chemistry: Their changing roles from Alchemical Times to the Mid-Twentieth Century. American Chemical Society and the Chemical Heritage Foundation. Washington, DC, 1998.

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