“Cladus” and clade: a taxonomic odyssey
- BiologyTheory Biosci.
The fate of “clade,” both as concept and word, is reconstructed here beginning with its first appearance in 1866 as “Cladus,” in Haeckel’s Generelle Morphologie , continuing up to the present.…
Address of the President Sir Andrew Huxley at the Anniversary Meeting, 30 November 1981
- ChemistryProceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences
The Copley Medal is awarded to Dr P. D. Mitchell, F. R. S., in recognition of his formulation and development of the chemiosmotic hypothesis that energy released through the oxidation of food or the…
All in the family: A comparative look at coronaviruses.
- Medicine, BiologyThe Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne
A brief comparative review of the biology of coronaviral infections emphasizing the commonalities among the various members of the family and considering how the veterinary experience with coronaviruses can inform the response to SARS-CoV-2 is considered.
Holophyly and associated concepts if the unknown is unclassifiable
The intersection of four basic “phyly” results in the unambiguous triad of holophyly, paraphyly, and schizophyly; the definitions of the terms in this triad are believed to be unambiguous unlike the widespread definitions of holo-, para-, and polyphyly.
The new system of “phyletic states” of groups of organisms: the situation is a bit interesting and complicated than it seems
This was published the introductory part on the new phyletic terminology, which is used in my larger work in preparation and is believed to be unambiguous unlike the widespread definitions of holo-(mono-), paraand “polyphyly”.
The Interrelationships of Organisms
How to Study Classification: Consensus Techniques and General Classifications
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