The general statements made in the review of the first instalments of Oppenheimer's "Handbuch" (The Journal, July 11, 1908, li, 147) may be equally well applied to each succeeding issue and to the series as a whole. Further, it may be well here to direct attention particularly to the scope and thoroughness of the work, which is more deeply impressed on the reader by each additional instalment. At the end of the thirteenth instalment a general index of the whole work is given which appears to cover the entire field of biologic chemistry in its various branches and divisions.
In the later instalments there appear sections devoted to the following subjects: "Proteins," "Animál Coloring Matter," "Colloids," "Chemistry of the Cells," "Blood and Lymph," "Secretory Glands and Secretions," "Digestion," "Gases of the Body and their Interchange" and "Food Metabolism." Under each of the above main headings from one to eleven subchapters