Die experimentelle chemotherapie der spirillosen. Paul Ehrlich, Sahachiro Hata.
Die experimentelle chemotherapie der spirillosen

Die experimentelle chemotherapie der spirillosen

Berlin: J. Springer, 1910. First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, 164, [4] (ads); 5 plates; original green cloth with gilt title on cover and spine; bookplate; cloth cracking along the upper joint and with small chips out at spine extremities; textblock toned. Ehrlich and his assistant Hata carried out 605 experiments before finding a "magic bullet" in the form of the chemical Salvarsan, which targeted hostile organisms while leaving the cells of the host alone. This discovery was the first step in the modern day science of chemotherapy, and this book was the first publication of those experiments. Garrison-Morton 2403, Heirs of Hippocrates 2159. Item #47755

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