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”

15961 entries, 13944 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: March 22, 2024

ROBINSON, Sir Robert

4 entries
  • 3799

The oestrogenic activity of certain synthetic compounds.

Nature (Lond.), , 141, 247-48, 1938.

Introduction of stilboestrol, the first synthetic estrogen. With L. Gol[d]berg, W. Lawson,

  • 3800

Oestrogenic activity of alkylated stilboestrols.

Nature (Lond.), 142, 34, 1938.

Introduction of dienoestrol. With L. Gol[d]berg, W. Lawson.

  • 1934.2

Penicillamine, a characteristic degradation product of penicillin.

Nature (Lond.), 151, 107 (only), 1943.

With W. Baker.

Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Antibiotics › Penicillin
  • 12634

The chemistry of penicillin.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1949.

The National Academy of Sciences arranged for the preparation of this summary, with Clarke and Johnson representing the United States on the editorial board, and Robinson representing Britain. The 1120 page book was prepared by more than 60  biochemists and biophysicists, who described the phases of research to which they contributed the most. Altogether book reported the work of 23 academic, medical, industrial, and government laboratories. 

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference.)