Reference numberRR/2/166
TitleReferee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the impregnation of the ovum, in the amphibia' [First Series], by George Newport
DescriptionNo clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Paper is a continuation of an earlier series of researches into the Myriapoda, published in the Philosophical Transactions in 1841. Report suggests a different type of animal may have been more suitable for comparable invertebrate experiments, such as round worms. Quotes from Karl Friedrich Burdach, Allen Thomson, 'Rud. Wager' [?] and Karl Georg Friedrich Rudolph Leuckart. Refers to work of Theodor Ludwig Wilhelm Bischoff, Pierre Prévost and Jean Baptiste André Dumas, and Martin Barry. Provides a comprehensive list of criticisms and recommendations.

Subject: Zoology, Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1851.0011 Vol.141 1851
Related records in the cataloguePT/40/9
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3673Thomson; Allen (1809 - 1884)1809 - 1884
NA5371Newport; George (1803 - 1854)1803 - 1854
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