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Genetic Mosaics and Other Essays

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674592834

Publication Date: 01/01/1968

185 pages


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The three essays in this book by the leading authority on mosaics— organisms composed of genetically different tissues—bring together considerable information on the subject never before available in a single volume. The first essay traces the influence of Mendel’s work on human genetics. In the second essay, Curt Stern surveys the development of our understanding of mosaics. He deals with a variety of mosaic animals and emphasizes research on the nature of human compounds. The third essay is devoted to a discussion of the role of genes in the development of patterns, studied through the use of mosaics. The author concludes with a brief section entitled “Thoughts on Research.”

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