Theodor and Marcella Boveri: chromosomes and cytoplasm in heredity and development

@article{Satzinger2008TheodorAM,
  title={Theodor and Marcella Boveri: chromosomes and cytoplasm in heredity and development},
  author={Helga Satzinger},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={231-238}
}
  • H. Satzinger
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
The chromosome theory of heredity, developed in 1902–1904, became one of the foundation stones of twentieth-century genetics. It is usually referred to as the Sutton–Boveri theory after Walter Sutton and Theodor Boveri. However, the contributions of Theodor Boveri and his co-worker, Marcella O'Grady Boveri (also his wife), to the understanding of heredity and development go beyond the localization of the Mendelian hereditary factors onto the chromosomes. They investigated the interaction of… 
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