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DNA and Genes

Naturevolume 214page112 (1967) | Download Citation

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THERE have appeared new hypotheses1,2 concerned with the amount of nucleic acid, its relation to the number of genes and its great variation in different animal forms. Without denying their value and validity at all, it seems necessary to direct attention to some facts in this connexion.

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  1. 1

    Atkins, N. B., Mattinson, G., Becak, W., and Ohno, S., Chromosoma, 17, 1 (1965).

  2. 2

    Callan, H. G., Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc., 243, 208 (1960).

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  1. MRC Mutagenesis Unit, Institute of Animal Genetics, University of Edinburgh

    • B. M. SLIZYNSKI

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