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Peter Emil Becker - bibliography

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Biography

German human geneticist, born November 23, 1908, Hamburg; died 2000.

Bibliography

  • Neue Ergebnisse der Genetik der Muskeldystrophien.
    Acta genetica et statistica medica, 1957, 7: 303-310. Becker published:
  • Humangenetik. Ein kurzes Handbuch in 5 Bänden.
    Stuttgart, G. Thieme, 1964-1972. 5350 pages in total. Biographical:
  • Living History Biography.
    American Journal of Medical Genetics, New York, 1985, 20: 695-697.
    Autobiography with an account of his investigations.
  • Friedrich Vogel:
    Introduction to PE Becker's Living History - Biography.
    American Journal of Medical Genetics, New York, 1985, 20: 695-697.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichanhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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