Chromosome theory of heredity

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chromosome theory of heredity The unifying theory put forward by W. S. Sutton in 1902 that Mendel's laws of inheritance may be explained by assuming that genes are located in specific sites on chromosomes.

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chromosome theory of heredity The unifying theory put forward by W. S. Sutton in 1902 that Mendel's laws of inheritance may be explained by assuming that genes are located in specific sites on chromosomes.

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chromosome theory of heredity The unifying theory, advanced by W. S. Sutton in 1902, that Mendel's laws of inheritance may be explained by assuming that genes are located in specific sites on chromosomes.