Portugaliae Acta Biologica - 1949
A Cytophysiological Theory of the Gene, Gene Mutation
and Position Effect

J. A. Serra
Secção de Zoologia-Anthropologia, Faculdade de Ciências. Universidade, Coimbra

1) Introduction

2) The Bases of the Modern Gene Concept

3) Position Effects and the Effects of Rearrangements

4) Heterochromatization, Mimic and Pure Position Effects and Gene Action

5) Principles of Gene and Rearrangement Physiology

6) Gene and Chromonema Evolution

7) Composition of Chromonemata and Genes and the Nature of Gene Mutations

8) Summary

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