Quotes of Chromosome

“ For each chromosome contributed by the sperm there is a corresponding chromosome contributed by the egg, there are two chromosomes of each kind, which together constitute a pair. ”

- Thomas Hunt Morgan

“ The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes. ”

- Bella Abzug

“ Animals have genes for altruism, and those genes have been selected in the evolution of many creatures because of the advantage they confer for the continuing survival of the species. ”

- Lewis Thomas

“ The egg of every species of animal or plant carries a definite number of bodies called chromosomes. The sperm carries the same number. Consequently, when the sperm unites with the egg, the fertilized egg will contain the double number of chromosomes. ”

- Thomas Hunt Morgan
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