publication . Article . 1899


William Seifriz;
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  • Published: 14 Jul 1899 Journal: American Journal of Botany, volume 6, pages 273-300 (issn: 0002-9122, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
The earliest work on protoplasm, done by such pioneers as R6sel, von Rosenhof, Dujardin, von Mohl, and Purkinje was on living material. Then followed the work of the cytologists on fixed material. Much of interest and value resulted from these latter studies, notably the discovery of chromosomes and the phenomenon of mitosis. The new century ushered in a "new cytology" and with it not only a return to living material, but a new view-point based on modern physical and chemical interpretations. This change came about for a number of reasons. The now old cytology found itself, at least temporarily, in a cul de sac; the chemists were just beginning to offer their fi...
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