Ohno, Susumu


Ohno Susumu (1928–2000) was a Korean‐American geneticist, who studied the role of genes in evolution and sex determination.

Keywords: cytogenetics; X chromosome; gene duplication; one‐to‐four rule

Further Reading

Ohno S (1971) Genetic implication of karyological instability of malignant somatic cells. Physiological Reviews 51: 496–526.

Ohno S (1972) So much ‘junk’ DNA in our genome. In: Smith HH (ed.) Evolution of Genetic Systems: Brookhaven Symposium in Biology, No. 23. New York: Gordon & Breach.

Ohno S (1974) Protochordata, Cyclostomata, and Pisces. In: John B (ed.) Animal Cytogenetics: Chordata 1, vol. 4. Berlin: Gebrüder Bornträger.

Ohno S (1976) Promethean evolution as the biological basis of human freedom and equality. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 19: 527–532.

Ohno S (1987) The ancestor of the adaptive immune system was the CAM system for organogenesis. Experimental and Clinical Immunogenetics 4: 181–192.

Ohno S (1999) The one‐to‐four rule and paralogues of sex‐determining genes. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 55: 824–830.

Ohno S, Beçak W and Beçak ML (1964) X‐autosome ratio and the behavior pattern of individual X‐chromosomes in placental mammals. Chromosoma 15: 14–30.

Ohno S and Epplen JT (1983) The primitive code and repeats of base oligomers as the primordial protein‐encoding sequence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 80: 3391–3995.

Ohno S and Hauschka TS (1960) Allocycly of the X‐chromosome in tumors and normal tissues. Cancer Research 20: 541–545.

Ohno S, Kaplan WD and Kinosita R (1959) Formation of the sex chromatin by a single X‐chromosome in liver cells of Rattus norvegicus. Experimental Cell Research 18: 415–418.

Ohno S and Ohno M (1986) The all‐pervasive principle of repetitious recurrence governs not only coding sequence construction but also human endeavor in musical composition. Immunogenetics 24: 71–78.

Ohno S, Wolf U and Atkin NB (1968) Evolution from fish to mammals by gene duplication. Hereditas 59: 169–187.

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Wolf, Ulrich(Sep 2006) Ohno, Susumu. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006240]