An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15511 entries, 13365 authors and 1905 subjects. Updated: January 16, 2022

EVANS, Herbert McLean

9 entries
  • 1163

The effect of the anterior lobe administered intraperitoneally upon growth, maturity and oestrus cycles of the rat.

Anat. Rec., 21, 62-63, 1921.

Evans and Long discovered the growth hormone of the anterior pituitary, showing that continued injections of an anterior pituitary extract produced an acceleration in the growth-rate of laboratory animals.



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Pituitary, ENDOCRINOLOGY › Pituitary
  • 1055

On the existence of a hitherto unrecognized dietary factor essential for reproduction.

Science, 56, 650-51, 1922.

Discovery of vitamin E. See also their later paper in J. Amer. med. Ass.,1923, 81, 889-92.



Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Vitamins, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 1070

Vital need of the body for certain unsaturated fatty acids.

J. biol. Chem., 106, 431-50, 1934.

Isolation of vitamin F (linolenic acid). 



Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Vitamins
  • 11358

Exhibition of first editions of epochal achievements in the history of science.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1934.

Briefly annotated listings of 114 classics under the headings of Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Botany, Zoology, and the Hearst Medical Papyrus. Strangely, several major medical and biological classics were exhibited under the Zoology heading.

Digital facsimile from historyofscience.com at this link.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Bibliographical Classics
  • 1071

The isolation from wheat-germ oil of an alcohol, α-tocopherol, having the properties of vitamin E.

J. biol. Chem., 113, 319-32, 1936.

Isolation of vitamin E, named by Herbert M. Evans. 



Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Vitamins, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 1173.1

Interstitial cell stimulating hormone. II. Method of preparation and some physico-chemical studies.

Endocrinology, 27, 803-08, 1940.

Choh Hao Li and colleagues isolated of the interstitial cell stimulating (luteinizing) hormone. 



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Pituitary, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 1174

Adrenocorticotropic hormone.

J. biol. Chem., 149, 413-24, 1943.

Choh Hao Li and colleagues Isolated pure adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from sheep pituitary glands. 



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Pituitary, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 1175.1

Isolation and properties of the anterior hypophyseal growth hormone.

J. biol. Chem., 159, 353-66, 1945.

Choh Hao Li and colleagues isolated the anterior pituitary growth hormone. 



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Pituitary, ENDOCRINOLOGY › Pituitary, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 1175.2

Isolation of pituitary follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH).

Science, 109, 445-46, 1949.

By Choh Hao Li and colleagues. 



Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Pituitary, ENDOCRINOLOGY › Pituitary, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999