The embryonic beginning of virology: unbiased thinking and dogmatic stagnation

@article{Bos2005TheEB,
  title={The embryonic beginning of virology: unbiased thinking and dogmatic stagnation},
  author={L. Bos},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
  year={2005},
  volume={140},
  pages={613-619}
}
  • L. Bos
  • Published 2005
  • Art
  • Archives of Virology
Occasions, such as the recent appearance of the Encyclopedia of Virology, provide an opportunity to reconsider the discipline's roots and to critically reexamine the past. In plant pathology, Mayer [20], Ivanovsky [9] and Beijerinck [ 1] have, for their classical investigations on tobacco mosaic published between 1886 and 1898, for long been considered to have set the stage for virology as a new discipline, and to have done so together [12]. However, a minireview on "One Hundred Years of… 
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