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Re-discovering Mendel: The Case of Carl Correns (2015)

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Carl Erich Correns (1864–1933) is remembered in the annals of science as one of the three botanists who re-discovered Mendel’s laws. He can also, however, be regarded as one of the founding figures of classical genetics in Germany. Between 1894 and 1899 he carried out the crossing experiments with corn and peas that led to the re-statement of Gregor Mendel’s (1822–1884) results. Between 1900 and 1910, he explored the complications of these laws, including the coupling of factors due to their chromosomal location and the inheritance of sex, in a great number of plant species. In later years Correns became interested in and experimented on phenomena of extra-nuclear inheritance.

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Authors & Contributors
Rheinberger, Hans-Jörg
Tudge, Colin
Carter, Kay Codell
Harman, Oren Solomon
Harman, Oren
Everson, Ted
Journals
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
Science and Education
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Publishers
Hill & Wang
Jonathan Cape
Harvard University Press
Greenwood Press
Trafford Publishing
Stanford University
Concepts
Genetics
Chromosomes
Evolution
Biology
Heredity
Cytology
People
Mendel, Gregor Johann
Correns, Carl Erich
Darlington, Cyril Dean
Darwin, Charles Robert
Watson, James Dewey
Crick, Francis
Places
Great Britain
Times
20th century
19th century
21st century
17th century
18th century
20th century, early
Institutions
Human Genome Project
Royal Society of London
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