German zoologist (1862-1915)
Boveri was born in Bamberg, Germany, and graduated in medicine from Munich in 1885. He remained at Munich to do cytological research until his appointment as professor of zoology and comparative anatomy at Würzburg in 1893. In 1888, he coined the term 'centrosome' for the region of the cell that contains the centriole, first discovered by Edouard van Beneden. Boveri also proved Beneden's theory that equal numbers of chromosomes are contributed by the egg and the sperm to the zygote. Boveri accurately described the formation of the polar bodies following meiosis in the egg cell, and made pioneering studies of sperm formation (spermatogenesis), introducing a diagrammatic representation of the process (1892), which is still in use today.
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Matthias Schleiden and Theodor Schwann
Theodor Boveri was born on 1862-10-12.
Theodor Boveri died on 1915-10-15.
Theodor Boveri discovered them in 1888.
Theodor Boveri has written: 'Das Problem der Befruchtung' 'Ueber das Verhalten der Centrosomen bei der Befruchtung des Seeigel-Eies' -- subject(s): Centrosomes, Sea urchins
The chromosomal theory of inheritance was proposed and developed by one Walter Sutton and Theodor Boveri.
Marcella Boveri was born on 1863-10-07.
Marcella Boveri died on 1950-10-24.
ASEA (Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget) + Brown, Boveri & Cie = ASEA Brown and Boveri (ABB).
Boveri & Sutton.
ASEA Brown Boveri -ABB resulted from the 1988 merger of the corporations Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget (ASEA) from Sweden and Brown, Boveri & Cie from Switzerland.