TITLE

Rowley, Janet

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Rowley, Janet (1925-) is an American geneticist, a scientist who investigates the structure, function, and transmission of genes. A gene is the part of a cell that determines which characteristics living things inherit from their parents. Rowley has done important research that has contributed to a greater understanding of the disease leukemia, a kind of cancer in which white blood cells multiply in an uncontrolled manner.
ACCESSION #
37309238

 

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