Symbiogenesis: the hidden face of Constantin Merezhkowsky.

@article{Sapp2002SymbiogenesisTH,
  title={Symbiogenesis: the hidden face of Constantin Merezhkowsky.},
  author={Jan Sapp and Francisco Carrapiço and Mikhail Zolotonosov},
  journal={History and philosophy of the life sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 3-4},
  pages={413-40}
}
Constantin Merezhkowsky is celebrated today for his theory of symbiogenesis, postulated in the early decades of the twentieth century, particularly that chloroplasts were symbiotic cyanophytes (cyanobacteria). While biologists point singularly to what they see as his heroic achievement, its neglect and subsequent rediscovery, we introduce a broader and much more complex perspective on his science, his troubled life and career. We present a view of Merezhkowsky as zoologist, anthropologist… CONTINUE READING

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