Concerning the Origin of Malignant Tumours by Theodor Boveri. Translated and annotated by Henry Harris

  title={Concerning the Origin of Malignant Tumours by Theodor Boveri. Translated and annotated by Henry Harris},
  author={Th. Boveri},
  journal={Journal of Cell Science},
  pages={1 - 84}
  • Th. Boveri
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Cell Science
In the year 1902, I tacked onto the results of my experiments on the development of doubly fertilised sea urchin eggs the speculation that malignant tumours might be the consequence of a certain abnormal chromosome constitution, which in some circumstances can be generated by multipolar mitoses ([ 
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