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Reference numberRR/2/166
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by Allen Thomson, on a paper 'On the impregnation of the ovum, in the amphibia (Second Series), and on the nature of the impregnating influence' by George Newport
Date[1853]
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. Suggests a different type of animal may have been more suitable, such as the 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 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']
Extent12p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0032 Vol.6 1854
Related records in the catalogueAP.33.20
RR/2/167
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3673Thomson; Allen (1809 - 1884)1809 - 1884
NA5371Newport; George (1803 - 1854)1803 - 1854
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