The Search for Human Chromosomes: A History of Discovery

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​This book is a broadly historical account of a remarkable and very exciting scientific story-the search for the number of human chromosomes. It covers the processes and people, culminating in the realization that discovering the number of human chromosomes brought as much benefit as unraveling the genetic code itself. With the exception of red blood cells, which have no nucleus and therefore no DNA, and sex cells, humans have 46 chromosomes in every single cell. Not only do chromosomes carry all of the genes that ...

The Search for Human Chromosomes: A History of Discovery 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319263342

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