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regions , where the smaller bases would lie opposite each other , there must exist
a gap or else their backbone ... shift ) had initially led us to conclude that all the
possible tautomeric forms of a given base occurred in equal frequencies .
make the two types of base pairs identical in shape . Quickly I called Jerry over to
ask him whether this time he had any objection to my new base pairs . When he
said no , my morale skyrocketed , for I suspected that we now had the answer to ...
His quickly pushing the bases together in a number of different ways did not
reveal any other way to satisfy Chargaff ' s rules . A few minutes later he spotted
the fact that the two glycosidic bonds ( joining base and sugar ) of each base pair
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Wonderful account of the discovery of DNA. Had almost the feel of a detective novel. It's a very easy, quick read. If you can find it, there is a video, "The Race for the Double Helix" aka "Life Story ... Read full review
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