The salience of Garrod's ‘molecular groupings’ and ‘Inborn Factors in Disease’


Garrod's important second book,Inborn Factors in Disease (1931), was about inherited predisposition to disease. Chemical and metabolic individuality, which are the modalities of predisposition, originated in ‘molecular groupings’ (proteins) in Garrod's view of life. Such ‘groupings’ as interlocus molecular hybrids, allelic complementation and expressions of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01799283


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