Birth of genetics: genes are carried on chromosomes and are the mechanical basis of heredity (15 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866-1945) proposes that Mendelian factors are arranged in a line on chromosomes.

Citation:
Editors. "Birth of genetics: genes are carried on chromosomes and are the mechanical basis of heredity". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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