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”

15826 entries, 13745 authors and 1921 subjects. Updated: December 1, 2022

REICHERT, Edward Tyson

3 entries
  • 2104

Researches upon the venom of the rattlesnake.

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1860.

See No. 2106.



Subjects: TOXICOLOGY › Venoms
  • 2106

Researches upon the venoms of poisonous serpents.

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1886.

Mitchell (see also No. 2104) and Reichert showed that snake venom is protein, and demonstrated the presence of toxic albumins. Mitchell was one of the first to investigate snake venoms.



Subjects: TOXICOLOGY › Venoms
  • 6845

The differentiation and specificity of corresponding proteins and other vital substances in relation to biological classification and organic evolution: The crystallography of hemoglobins.

Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1909.

This massive work with 100 plates including 600 images, was the first large-scale investigation of species differences at the molecular level. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY › Protein Crystallization, EVOLUTION, HEMATOLOGY