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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SNELL, George Davis

2 entries
  • 2578.30

Histocompatibility genes of the mouse.

J. nat. Cancer Inst., 20, 787- 824; 21, 843-75, 1958.

Snell made fundamental contributions to transplantation genetics. At his suggestion genes governing transplantation were called histocompatibility genes and Gorer’s Antigen II became Histocompatibility-2 (H-2). Snell shared the Nobel Prize with B. Benacerraf and J. Dausset in 1980.

  • 2578.38

The H-2 locus of the mouse: observations and speculations concerning its comparative genetics and its polymorphism.

Folia biol. (Praha), 14, 335-58, 1968.

Antigen II, discovered by Gorer (No. 2576.5), was studied by Snell and became known as the product of the H-2 locus, the fundamental locus in the history of mammalian transplant biology.