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Hermann Muller

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Hermann Muller showed x-rays could induce gene mutations. Also demonstated that mutations in one gene could alter another gene's expression. (DNAi location: Timeline > pre 1920s)
Keywords:
hermann muller,gene mutations,gene expression,x rays,genes
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16609. Biography 27: Hermann Muller (1890-1967)
Hermann Muller received the 1946 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on mutations induced by X-rays.
16603. Video 27: Elof Carlson, clip 3
The importance of Muller's paper on X-ray mutations, part 1.
16604. Video 27: Elof Carlson, clip 4
The importance of Muller's paper on X-ray mutations, part 2.
16605. Video 27: Elof Carlson, clip 5
The importance of Muller's paper on X-ray mutations, part 3.
16588. Animation 27: Mutations are changes in genetic information.
Herman Muller induces fruit fly mutations. Seymour Benzer works with virus mutants ans proved only one nucleotide change can cause mutation.
16590. Gallery 27: Hermann Muller, child portrait
A young Hermann Muller.
16360. Animation 16: One gene makes one protein.
George Beadle and Edward Tatum present their experiments with Neurospora bread mold.
16625. Problem 28: Some types of mutations are automatically repaired.
Learn how the cause of Xeroderma pigmentosum is caused by a defect in a DNA repair system.
15945. What is Fragile X?
The FMR1 gene produces a protein involved in making cellular connections in the brain.
16592. Gallery 27: Hermann Muller
Hermann Muller in his lab in Austin.
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