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Book Description

First separate edition. 8vo. pp. 506-19; 5 diagrams including ‘Diagram of chromosomes in a mitotic cell from a male with Down’s anomaly with 15:21 translocation’; fine in self-wrappers.
Dealer Notes
Penrose (1898-1974) investigated the causes of Down’s syndrome and similar congenital disorders. His lecture before the Royal Institution concludes “Personally, I like to think that new knowledge on human genetics, as it comes to hand, can best be used in the direct interests of individuals and their offspring according to the established canons of medical ethics”.
Author Penrose, L. S.
Date 1963
Binding Self-wrappers
Condition Fine
Pages pp. 506-19

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