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”

15970 entries, 13964 authors and 1940 subjects. Updated: June 13, 2024

KENDALL, Edward Calvin

5 entries
  • 1133

The isolation in crystalline form of the compound containing iodine, which occurs in the thyroid; its chemical nature and physiologic activity.

J. Amer. med. Ass., 64, 2042-43; Trans. Ass. Amer. Physicians, 30, 420-49, 1915.

Kendall isolated in crystalline form the thyroid hormone “thyroxine” on Christmas Day, 1914.



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Thyroid, Parathyroids
  • 1150

Isolation in crystalline form of the hormone essential to life from the suprarenal cortex; its chemical nature and physiologic properties.

Proc. Mayo Clin., 9, 245-50, 1934.

Together with H. L. Mason, B. F. McKenzie, C. S. Myers, and G. A. Koelsche, Kendall reported the isolation in crystalline form of cortin ('C20H30O5)'



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Adrenals
  • 1151

A physiologic and chemical investigation of the suprarenal cortex.

J. biol. Chem., 114, lvii-lviii, 1936.

Isolation of nine closely related steroid hormones from adrenal cortical extracts; one of these was Compound E (C21H28O5) which in 1939 was renamed cortisone. With H. L. Mason, C. S. Myers, and W. D. Allers. See also the same journal, 1936,114, 613; 116, 267.



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Adrenals
  • 4508

The effects of a hormone of the adrenal cortex (17-hydroxy-11-dehydrocorticosterone: compound E) and of pituitary adrenocorticotropic hormone on rheumatoid arthritis.

Proc. Mayo Clin., 24, 181-97, 1949.

Introduction of cortisone and A.C.T.H. in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. With C. H. Slocumb, and H. F. Polley.
In 1950 Hench and Kendall shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Tadeusz Reichstein (No. 1153) "for their discoveries relating to the hormones of the adrenal cortex, their structure and biological effects."



Subjects: NOBEL PRIZES › Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, RHEUMATOLOGY › Arthritis
  • 4509

The effects of the adrenal cortical hormone 17-hydroxy-11-dehydrocorticosterone (compound E) on the acute phase of rheumatic fever: preliminary report.

Proc. Mayo Clin., 24, 277-97, 1949.

Compound E (cortisone) introduced in the treatment of rheumatic fever. With C. H. Slocumb, A. R. Barnes, H. L. Smith, H. F. Polley.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Rheumatic Fever