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Referee's reports combined remarks, on five papers 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes I—The scope of enquiry', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes II-Meiosis in diploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes III-Meiosis in triploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes IV—Abnormal mitosis and meiosis' and 'The External mechanics of the chromosomes V—The balance theory of mitosis' by Cyril Dean Darlington

Reference number: RR/59/46

Date: 1936

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Sectional Committee: Botany

Combined remarks from the referees. The introductory paper contains assumptions contradictory to the work of others, which would invalidate the rest of the work. Refers to work of Lillie. The author incorrectly takes credit for the conclusions of Lillie's theory. The figures should be more clearly organised.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

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Reference number
RR/59/46
Earliest possible date
1936
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Typescript

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Referee's reports combined remarks, on five papers 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes I—The scope of enquiry', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes II-Meiosis in diploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes III-Meiosis in triploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes IV—Abnormal mitosis and meiosis' and 'The External mechanics of the chromosomes V—The balance theory of mitosis' by Cyril Dean Darlington, 1936, RR/59/46, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_59_46/referees-reports-combined-remarks-on-five-papers-the-external-mechanics-of-the-chromosomes-ithe-scope-of-enquiry-the-external-mechanics-of-the-chromosomes-ii-meiosis-in-diploids-the-external-mechanics-of-the-chromosomes-iii-meiosis-in-triploids-the-external-mechanics-of-the-chromosomes-ivabnormal-mitosis-and-meiosis-and-the-external-mechanics-of-the-chromosomes-vthe-balance-theory-of-mitosis-by-cyril-dean-darlington, accessed on 22 May 2024

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