Outstanding events in the history of the Medical School, University of Cape Town, include the establishment of a full faculty in 1920, the move of the teaching departments from the Gardens to Observatory in 1926/1928.
When myofibrils from rat hearts were dissolved in concentrated salt solutions and reprecipitated by dilution, they contained both protein kinase (partly cyclic 3':5'AMP-dependent) and protein phosphatase activities.
The dangerous life-threatening drugs have been identified in 153 acute attacks in 138 porphyric patients by establishing a consistent temporal relationship between the administration of a specific drug and the development of an acute attack.
The indications for and results of all glucose tolerance tests (GTTs) performed at the Antenatal Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, over a period of 1 year, and the indications for a GTT in the first 80 newly diagnosed diabetics over a 4-year period are analysed.
The importance of early diagnosis of congenital hip instability is emphasized and the ultimate goal of treatment defined, and the management of congenital dislocation of the hip as practised at the Princess Alice Orthopaedic Hospital and the University of Cape Town is reviewed.