history of genetics. by A. H. Sturtevant

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SeriesModern perspectives in biology
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His account is one of the few authoritative, analytic works on the early history of genetics. Sturtevant is as much a part of modern genetics as any man and he has put his powers of analysis and synthesis to the task of understanding the sequence of ideas and discoveries of genetics.

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The book under review has 27 cha : Gurbachan Miglani. Human matings, like those of experimental organisms, show inheritance patterns both of the type discovered by Mendel (autosomal inheritance) and of sex linkage.

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