You may recall that you told me, some time back, that I might use your picture of diploids if the C.S.H. people gave permission.
I am now revising my cytology book for the 2nd edition, and am taking you at your word, (if I still may). Demerec has given
me the O.K.
I am delighted to be able to say (touching wood at the same time) that
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I haven't had to revise my previous views on any major points except concerning the centripetal growth of septa; which
point has been cleared up by Chapman and Hilliers' sections. Everything else has been confirmed in the most gratifying
manner--and even you geneticists are getting nearer and nearer all the time to the cycles I sketched for you in 1949--(although,
as I said at C.S.H., nothing makes a geneticist so mad as having a cytologist reasoning ahead of him).
Events since 1951 have not convinced me that I shall have to include a section on equational mitosis, either! Although it
is a dead certainty that that theory will always have one supporter.