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Lewis and the Nature of the Gene

  • Howard D. Lipshitz
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Abstract

The first thirty years of research on Drosophila genetics (1910–1940) led to the proof of the chromosome theory of inheritance, invention of genetic mapping by meiotic recombination, discovery of rearranged chromosomes, proof that ionizing radiation causes mutations, discovery and mapping of salivary gland polytene chromosomes, and the cytogenetic mapping of chromosomal rearrangements on these chromosomes (reviewed in Sturtevant, 1965).

Keywords

Interchromosomal Effect Osition Effect 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard D. Lipshitz
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  1. 1.Program in Developmental BiologyThe Hospital for Sick Children Research InstituteTorontoCanada
  2. 2.University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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