Cytology of Lepidosiren

Abstract

PROF AGAR has read with insufficient care my article on "Mendel, Morgan and Genetics" which was published in NATURE of August 28. I reproduced in that article two drawings of the figures given by Prof. Agar of two meiotic "pairings" within the same nuclear cycle. I further said that Prof. Agar's hypothesis to explain these was plainly incredible and I gave the credit for perceiving that Lepidosiren would furnish a critical case for testing the "crossing-over" theory and for planning the research to Prof. Agar's teacher, Prof. Graham Kerr.

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

MACBRIDE, E. Cytology of Lepidosiren. Nature 140, 932 (1937). https://doi.org/10.1038/140932a0

Download citation

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.