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The evidence for the linear order of the genes

Morgan, T. H. and Sturtevant, A. H. and Bridges, C. B. (1920) The evidence for the linear order of the genes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 6 (4). pp. 162-164. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:MORpnas20

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Abstract

Despite Castle's dictum that we "have failed in two different attempts to establish the linear theory in the case of the three genes yellow, white and bifid," we are bold enough to maintain that the data furuished, and still furnish, the proof called for. We wish to call attention to the fact that in his last paper Castle ignores our proof of the linear order that is furnished by building up the whole chromosome (or even large sections of it) by "distances" so short that no double cross-over classes appear.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1920 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated February 25, 1920.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:26 Jan 2006
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