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Thomas Hunt Morgan and the Role of Chromosomes in Heredity

Garland E. Allen

in Visions of Cell Biology: Reflections Inspired by Cowdry's "General Cytology"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226520483
eISBN:
9780226520650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520650.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Thomas Hunt Morgan combined breeding work and cytology in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster in the early twentieth century to help found the discipline of genetics. Morgan contributed the final ... More


Morgan’s Progeny

Rowland H. Davis

in The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology: From Genes to Genomes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195154368
eISBN:
9780199893935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154368.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter begins with a discussion of Thomas Hunt Morgan's main findings as a prelude to the work of his intellectual descendants. It then discusses Sturtevant, who in 1920 discovered abnormal, ... More


Radium Genetics

Luis A. Campos

in Radium and the Secret of Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226238272
eISBN:
9780226238302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238302.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the uses of radium by two of leaders of classical genetics: the Columbia University geneticist T. H. Morgan and his work on the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, and the Cold ... More


How the X and Y Became the Sex Chromosomes

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Though scientists discovered the X and Y at the turn of the twentieth century, it took at least two decades for “sex chromosome” to stabilize as the technical term of choice for these odd ... More


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