Telegony, the sire effect and non-mendelian inheritance mediated by spermatozoa: a historical overview and modern mechanistic speculations.

@article{Liu2011TelegonyTS,
  title={Telegony, the sire effect and non-mendelian inheritance mediated by spermatozoa: a historical overview and modern mechanistic speculations.},
  author={Yong-sheng Liu},
  journal={Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          338-43
        }
}
Telegony is the belief that the sire first mated to a female will have an influence upon some of that female's later offspring by another male. Although the reality of telegony was acknowledged by such authorities as Darwin, Spencer, Romanes and many experienced breeders, it has been met with scepticism because of Weismann's unfavourable comments and negative results obtained in several test experiments. In this article, alleged cases of telegony are provided. A search of the literature of cell… CONTINUE READING
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