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dc.contributor.editorWagoner, Nevadaen_US
dc.creatorTurriziani Colonna, Federicaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-02T22:56:41Z
dc.date.available2014-12-02T22:56:41Z
dc.date.created2014-11-25en_US
dc.date.issued2014-12-02
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10776/8268
dc.description.abstractPaul Kammerer conducted experiments on amphibians and marine animals at the Vivarium, a research institute in Vienna, Austria, in the early twentieth century. Kammerer bred organisms in captivity, and he induced them to develop particular adaptations, which Kammerer claimed the organismss offspring would inherit. Kammerer argued that his results demonstrated the inheritance of acquired characteristics, or Lamarckian inheritance. The Lamarckian theory of inheritance posits that individuals transmit acquired traits to their offspring. Kammerer worked during a period in which scientists debated how variation between organisms and within species was caused, and how organisms could inherit that variation from their parents. Kammerer contended that the inheritance of acquired characteristics occurs during embryological development, but several scientists argued that he provided poor evidence for his claims.en_US
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dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rightsCopyright Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectPeopleen_US
dc.subject.lcshKammerer, Paul, 1880-1926en_US
dc.subject.lcshKammerer, Paul, 1880-1926. Inheritance of acquired characteristicsen_US
dc.subject.lcshInheritance of acquired charactersen_US
dc.subject.lcshAdaptationen_US
dc.subject.lcshMidwife toadsen_US
dc.subject.lcshVariation (Biology)en_US
dc.subject.lcshSea squirtsen_US
dc.subject.lcshevolutionen_US
dc.subject.lcshheredityen_US
dc.subject.lcshLaboratory animals--Breeding--Experimentsen_US
dc.subject.lcshEvolution (Biology)en_US
dc.subject.lcshEvolutionary developmental biologyen_US
dc.subject.lcshLamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de, 1744-1829. Philosophie zoologique. Englishen_US
dc.titlePaul Kammerer (1880-1926)en_US
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dc.subject.embryoExperimentsen_US
dc.subject.embryoPeopleen_US
dc.subject.tagVivariumen_US
dc.description.typeArticlesen_US


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