Box of 19 microscope slides made by Charles Ford a

Made:
1956

Box of 19 microscope slides made by Charles Ford and John Hamerton to determine the number of human chromosomes. The slides are Feulgen squashes of spermatocytes during spermatogenesis. Results of research were published in Nature (Vol 178, 10 Nov 1956, p1020-1023).

Details

Category:
Microbiology
Object Number:
1999-882
Materials:
glass, plastic
Measurements:
Each: 2 x 25 x 80 mm
overall (box): 40 mm x 81 mm x 97 mm, 0.17 kg
type:
microscope slides
credit:
Evans, E. P. (Dr.)
status:
Permanent collection

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