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Reference numberRR/2/171
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by George Newport, on a paper 'The reproduction of the Ascaris mystax' by Henry Nelson
Date11 January 1852
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Thinks the paper should be reviewed by a second physiologist, as the reviewer has had some difficulty in coming to any firm conclusions, as the author differs from most experience ad conclusions regarding the penetrative actions of the Spermatozoa. Refers to work of William Dobinson Halliburton. Reviewer regrets that his doubts about the 'correctness' of the author's conclusions prevents him from recommending the paper for publication, despite the 'interesting observations' and the illustrations.

Subject: Zoology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1852.0023 Vol.142 1852
Related records in the cataloguePT.45.3
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5371Newport; George (1803 - 1854)1803 - 1854
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