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Video 32: Nathaniel Comfort, clip 4

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Nathaniel Comfort published The Tangled Field (2001), a biographical study of McClintock's life, thought, and impact. In this clip he describes the breakage fusion bridge cycle McClintock used to generate mutations that enabled her to map genes on the short arm of chromosome 9 in maize.
Keywords:
corn genetics, barbara mcclintock, nathaniel comfort, breakage fusion bridge cycle, mutations, short arm chromosome 9, maize
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