What is the chromosome theory of inheritance?

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(Was it really necessary to answer eleven times?) Chromosome theory is a principle of genetics. Known as the chromosome theory of inheritance, the principle is that all chromosomes are carriers of genetic material that pass from one generation to the next.

The theory of inheritance was proposed independently by WALTER SUTTON and THEODORE BOVERI

i) Since the sperm and egg cells provides the only bridge from one generation to another, all hereditary characters must be carried in them
ii) The hereditary factors are carried in the nucleus
iii) Like the Mendelian alleles , chromosomes are also found in pairs.
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Who developed the chromosome theory of inheritance?

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Describe some of the pieces of information that scientists discovered that contributed to the chromosome theory of inheritance?

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