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Brownlee, John

Vern Farewell and Tony Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Medicine and Health; Probability and Statistics. 1426 words.

Brownlee, John (1868–1927), public health officer, geneticist, and medical statistician, was born at Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, on 21 June 1868, the elder of the two sons of John Brownlee...

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<i>Enhancer of split-related-2</i> mRNA shows cyclic expression during somitogenesis in <i>Xenopus laevis</i>

Rachel Blewitt.

in Bioscience Horizons: The International Journal of Student Research

March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Developmental Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 5997 words.

Somitogenesis is responsible for production of the segmented body plan typical of vertebrate embryos. The somites are blocks of mesoderm, produced by this process, that give rise to the...

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Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer

Hamish G. Spencer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Genetics and Genomics; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Probability and Statistics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3021 words.

Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890–1962), statistician and geneticist, was born on 17 February 1890 at his parents' home in East Finchley, Middlesex, the last of seven surviving children born...

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Galton, Sir Francis

Ruth Schwartz Cowan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Genetics; Genetics and Genomics; Probability and Statistics. 3103 words.

Galton, Sir Francis (1822–1911), biostatistician, human geneticist, and eugenicist, was born in Birmingham on 16 February 1822, the youngest of the seven children of Samuel Tertius Galton...

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mutual exclusion

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Genetics and Genomics.

A phenomenon observed among ciliary antigens of certain protozoans in which only one genetic locus for a serotype is active at a given time. For example, in Paramecium primaurelia and...

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Pearson, Karl [formerly Carl]

Joanne Woiak.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Probability and Statistics. 2990 words.

Pearson, Karl [formerly Carl] (1857–1936), statistician and eugenicist, was born at 14 Albion Road, Holloway Road, Islington, London, on 27 March 1857, the second of three children of...

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phage

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Computing.

A program, inserted illegally into a computer network, which alters the functioning of another program. For example, a phage might infect a word processing program in such a way that...

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Wright, Sewall

Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Mathematics. 1839 words.

Wright, Sewall (21 December 1889–03 March 1988), mathematical geneticist, was born Sewall Green Wright in Melrose, Massachusetts, the son of Philip Green Wright and Elizabeth Quincy Sewall....

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