The Chemistry of the Nucleus is Just the Metal for the Gears

For it is not cell nuclei, not even individual chromosomes, but certain parts of certain chromosomes from certain cells that must be isolated and collected in enormous quantities for analysis; that would be the precondition for placing the chemist in such a position as would allow him to analyse [the hereditary material] more minutely than [can] the morphologists ... For the morphology of the nucleus has reference at the very least to the gearing of the clock, but at best the chemistry of the nucleus refers only to the metal from which the gears are formed.


It is the chromosomes that are the gears.

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 Ergebnisse über die Konstitution der chromatischen Substanz des Zellkerns
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Boveri , Theodor (1904), Ergebnisse über die Konstitution der chromatischen Substanz des Zellkerns, Retrieved on 2012-01-26
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