Rubner, Max


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Rubner, Max

(roob′nĕr)
Ger. physiologist, 1854–1932.

Rubner laws

1. Law of constant energy consumption: rapidity of growth is proportional to the intensity of the metabolic process.
2. Law of constant growth quotient: the same proportional part, or growth quotient, of total energy is used for calculation of growth.

Rubner test

1. A test for the presence of lactose or glucose in urine.
2. A test for the presence of carbon monoxide in blood.

Rubner,

Max, German hygienist and biochemist, 1854-1932.
Rubner laws of growth - the rate of growth is proportional to the intensity of the metabolic processes.
Rubner test - for lactose or glucose in the urine.