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Barbara McClintock
  • Format
  • Authored by: J. Heather Cullen
  • From the Series: Women in Science
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0791072487
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-7248-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $30.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 03/01/2003
  • Dewey Number: 92
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 112


Barbara McClintock won the Nobel Prize for her groundbreaking work in maize genetics. Her research demystified heredity by showing that genetic elements could move from one chromosome to another—movement now referred to as transposition. Learn more about this determined scientist who faced many obstacles while performing her important work.


Full-color throughout Full-color laminated cover, reinforced binding Chronology, Sidebars, Bibliography, Further Reading, Index

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