An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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TATUM, Edward Lawrie

2 entries
  • 254.3

Genetic control of biochemical reactions in Neurospora.

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (U.S.A.), 27, 499-506, 1941.

Beadle and Tatum proposed the "one gene, one enzyme" hypothesis in 1941. This was a restatement of ideas originally proposed by Archibald Garrod (No. 244.1) in 1908. Beadle and Tatum shared the Nobel Prize in 1958 with Joshua Lederberg (No. 255.4) for their researches on the mechanism by which the chromosomes in the cell nucleus transmit inherited characters.

  • 255.4

Gene recombination in Escherichia coli.

Nature, 158, 558, 1946.

Discovery of sexual processes in the reproduction of bacteria. Lederberg shared the Nobel Prize with Tatum and Beadle (No. 254.3) in 1958.

Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Gram-Negative Bacteria › Escherichia coli, GENETICS / HEREDITY