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Gonad Temperature and Spontaneous Mutation-rate in Man

Nature volume 180, pages 14331434 (21 December 1957) | Download Citation

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SINCE the spontaneous mutation-rate is known to vary with temperature, the present investigation was conducted in order to clarify the degree to which the temperature of human genetic material might vary under different environmental conditions.

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  1. Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Stockholm.

    • LARS EHEENBERG
    •  & GÜNTER VON EHRENSTEIN
  2. Institute of Radiophysics, Karolinska sjukhuset, Stockholm.

    • ARNE HEDGRAN

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