5.1.A Code for All Life
History of Central Tenets of Genetics
1. Mendel described particulate inheritance.2. Watson and Crick described nature of the coded instructions.3. Evolutionary theory is based on common ancestral groups;genetics establishes this lineage.4. Genes guide the organization and orderly sequence of differentiation.5. Genetics accounts for resemblance, fidelity of reproduction,and variation.6. Genetics is a major unifying concept of biology.