Mcclintock



Barbara, 1902–92, U.S. geneticist: Nobel prize 1983.
Historical Examples

Our Sailors W.H.G. Kingston
Work and Win Oliver Optic
True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World Adolphus W. Greely
A Son of the Middle Border Hamlin Garland
The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories Mark Twain
The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories Mark Twain
The Romance of Polar Exploration G. Firth Scott
The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories Mark Twain
If, Yes and Perhaps Edward Everett Hale
True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World Adolphus W. Greely

McClintock
(mə-klĭn’tək)
American geneticist who researched the chromosome theory of heredity and demonstrated how genes can control other genes and jump from chromosome to chromosome. These “jumping genes” were later called transposons. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1983.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Tuchman

    Barbara (Wertheim) [wurt-hahym] /ˈwɜrt haɪm/ (Show IPA), 1912–1989, U.S. historian and writer. Contemporary Examples Barbara Tuchman’s ‘The Guns of August’ Is Still WWI’s Peerless Chronicle James A. Warren September 28, 2014 Barbara Tuchman’s ‘The Guns of August’ Is Still WWI’s Peerless Chronicle James A. Warren September 28, 2014 No One Wins Washington’s Zero-Sum Games Stuart […]

  • Montgomery-ward

    (Aaron) Montgomery, 1843–1913, U.S. merchant and mail-order retailer. Artemas [ahr-tuh-muh s] /ˈɑr tə məs/ (Show IPA), 1727–1800, American general in the American Revolution. Artemus [ahr-tuh-muh s] /ˈɑr tə məs/ (Show IPA), (Charles Farrar Browne) 1834–67, U.S. humorist. Barbara (Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth) 1914–81, English economist and author. Mrs. Humphry (Mary Augusta Arnold) 1851–1920, English novelist, […]



  • Walters

    Barbara, born 1931, U.S. reporter and television interviewer. Bruno [broo-noh] /ˈbru noʊ/ (Show IPA), (Bruno Schlesinger) 1876–1962, German opera and symphony conductor, in U.S. after 1939. Thomas Ustick [yoo-stik] /ˈyu stɪk/ (Show IPA), 1804–87, U.S. architect. a male given name. Contemporary Examples The Betrayed Wives Club Lee Siegel February 5, 2010 Trump’s Tea Party Triumph […]

  • Bobbies

    a male given name, form of Robert. a female given name. a policeman. Historical Examples The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong Lillian Garis Her Ladyship’s Elephant David Dwight Wells The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong Lillian Garis Chains Elizabeth Baker The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong Lillian Garis Her Benny Silas Kitto Hocking Through the […]



Disclaimer: Mcclintock definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.