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Weismann, August Friedrich Leopold

  1. Ariane Dröscher

Published Online: 30 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002448

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How to Cite

Dröscher, A. 2008. Weismann, August Friedrich Leopold. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bozen – Bolzano, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2008

Abstract

Weismann (1834–1914), a German zoologist who made important conceptual contributions to evolutionary theory and to heredity theory.

Keywords:

  • heredity;
  • germline;
  • darwinism;
  • chromosome;
  • variation