Wilson Edmund Beecher


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Wilson

, Edmund Beecher 1856-1939.
American zoologist who undertook detailed studies of the cell, including cell structure and division and the significance of chromosomes in heredity.

Wilson

, Edmund Beecher 1856-1939.
American zoologist who was one of the founders of modern genetics. He researched the structure and organization of cells, emphasizing the importance of cells as the building blocks of life. Wilson demonstrated the function of the cell and the significance of chromosomes, especially sex chromosomes, in heredity.