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GENET 692 The Development of Genetic Concepts

I. Pre- and Post Mendelian

PA Peterson: Development of Genetic Concepts: Historical Perspective 1

W Sutton: 1903 The Chromosomes in Heredity: Biolgoical Bulletin 4:231-251 (See also Montogomery 1901 and McClung 1902 cited in Sutton)

RA Fisher: 1936 Has Mendel's work been rediscovered? Ann of Science 1: 115-137;

Novitski, 2004 On Fisher's Criticism of Mendel's Results with the Garden Pea Exp. Genetics 166:1139-1140.

Myers, J.R. 2004 An Alternative Possibility for Seed Coat Color Determination in Mendel's Exp. Genetics 166:1137

II. Quantitative Inheritance

S Wright: 1948 On the Role of Directed and Random Change in Gene frequency in the genetics of Populations. Evolution 2, 279-294

EM East: 1910. A Mendelian interpretetation of variation that is apparently continuous. American Naturalist 44:65-82.

III. Genes Linked on Chromosomes

AH Sturtevant 1913 The Linear Arrangement of six sex-linked factors in Drosohpila. Journal of Experimental Zoology 14:43-59

IV. DNA & Relation: Genes to Proteins

OT Avery et al. 1944. Studies on the chemical nature of the substance inducing transformation of pneumococcal types: J. Exp. Med. 79:137-158.

AD Hershey and M Chase; 1952. Independent functions of viral protein and nucleic acid in growth of bacteriophage. Journal of General Physiology: 36:39 56.

C Yanofsky, BC Carlton, JR Guest, Dr. Helinski, and U Henning 1964 On the Colinearity of Gene structure and protein structure. PNAS:51:266-272

V. Mutation and Gene Expression

HJ Muller 1927 Artificial transmutation of the gene Science 66:84-87 and The problem of genetic modification. In Verhandlungen des V. Internationalen Kongress fur Veresbungswissenschaft. 234-260.

GW Beadle and EL Tatum. 1941. Genetic control of biochemical reactions in Neurospora. PNAS USA: 27:499-506.

PA Peterson: Development of genetic concepts: Historical perspective II

VI. Control of Development & Volatility of Genome

B McClintock 1956. Controlling elements and the gene: Cold Spring Harbor Symposia XXI: 197-216.

Nowick E.M. and P.A. Peterson 1981: Transposition of the Enhancer Controlling Element system in Maize. Mol. Gen Genet. 183:440-448.

F Jacob and J Monod 1961. Genetic regulatory mechanisms in the synthesis of proteins: J. Mol. Biol. 3:318-356.

EB Lewis 1992 Clusters of Master Control Genes Regulate the Development of Higher Organisms. Jour. American Med. Assoc. 267:1524-1531. Hogness et. al. 1985 Regulation in the Bithorax complex Cold Spring Harbor Quant. Biol. 50:181-194.

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