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”

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SÉGUIN, Armand

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Premier mémoire sur la respiration des animaux.

Hist. Acad. Sci. (Paris), (1789), 566-84, 1793.

Séguin and Lavoisier measured the metabolism of a man (Séguin himself). They made three observations of fundamental importance in this respect; that the intensity of oxidation in man is dependent upon (1) food, (2) environmental temperature, and (3) mechanical work.



Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY › Metabolism, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Physiology