Reference numberRR/59/44
TitleResponse to the author, by Reginald Ruggles Gates, regarding five papers 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes I—The scope of enquiry', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes II-Meiosis in diploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes III-Meiosis in triploids', 'The external mechanics of the chromosomes IV—Abnormal mitosis and meiosis' and 'The External mechanics of the chromosomes V—The balance theory of mitosis' by Cyril Dean Darlington
Date10 August 1936
DescriptionSectional Committee: Botany

Encloses response to the author's statement. 'I will only say that it is the most audacious attempt I have known at theft of another man's work, and he must not be allowed to get away with it'. The author claims that the work of Lillie was purely theoretical. The author has referred to the theory of Lillie, but not the related results of the referee Reginald Ruggles Gates, both of which deserve reference.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Endorsed on recto as received 11 August 1936.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspb.1936.0064 Vol.121 1936
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1936.0065 Vol.121 1936
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1936.0066 Vol.121 1936
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1936.0067 Vol.121 1936
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1936.0068 Vol.121 1936
Related records in the catalogueRR/59/39
Fellows associated with this archive
NA607Gates; Reginald Ruggles (1882 - 1962)1882 - 1962
NA5896Darlington; Cyril Dean (1903 - 1981)1903 - 1981
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