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General Cytology

A Textbook of Cellular Structure and Function for Students of Biology and Medicine

This volume was, at the time of publication, the largest and most comprehensive book on the subject of cytology, a branch of zoology which had grown considerably in the years before 1924. It was written by the foremost cytologists in the United States, including Robert Chambers, Edwin G. Conklin, Edmund V. Cowdry, Merle H. Jacobs, Ernest E. Just, Margaret R. Lewis, Warren H. Lewis, Frank R. Lillie, Ralph S. Lillie, Clarence E. McClung, Albert P. Mathews, Thomas H. Morgan, and Edmund B. Wilson.

761 pages | © 1924

Biological Sciences: Microbiology


“This volume—the largest and most comprehensive ever published on the subject of cytology—will stand for many years to come as the most authoritative exposition of a branch of zoology which has grown considerably in recent years. It has been written by the foremost cytologists in the United States of America, altogether thirteen workers, eminent in their special branch, having collaborated. . . . General Cytology is a splendid testimony to the high standard of American science, and cytologists on the eastern side of the Atlantic should be full of admiration and properly grateful for such a splendid volume.”

James Brontë Gatenby | Nature (1925)

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