Sherman-Munsell unit

Sher·man-Mun·sell u·nit

(shĕr'măn mŭn-sel'),
a rat growth unit; the daily amount of vitamin A which sustains a rate of gain amounting to 3 g a week in standard test rats.


Hazel E., U.S. chemist, 1891–.
Sherman-Munsell unit - see under Sherman, Henry C


Henry C., U.S. biochemist, 1875-1955.
Sherman unit - unit of vitamin C, minimum protective dose.
Sherman-Bourquin unit of vitamin B2 - equivalent to 0.001 to 0.007 mg of riboflavin.
Sherman-Munsell unit - a rat growth unit.