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Almquist's unit

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No longer used unit for vitamin K. Based on a profylactic test developed by Almquist.


  • H. J. Almquist: 
    Purification of the antihemorrhagic vitamin.
    Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1936, 114: 241-245.
  • H. J. Almquist & A. A. Klose:
    A derivative of vitamin K1.
    The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1939, 130: 791-793.
  • A.A.Klose & H. J. Almquist:
    Synthesis of vitamin K1.
    The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1940, 132: 469-470.

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