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specificity , since our chemist friends repeatedly told us that the hydrogen atoms
in the purine and pyrimidine bases did not have fixed locations but randomly
moved from one spot to another . Instead , Francis had the feeling that DNA ...
Generally , it was late in the evening after I got back to my rooms that I tried to
puzzle out the mystery of the bases . Their formulas were written out in J . N .
Davidson ' s little book The Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids , a copy of which I kept
regions , where the smaller bases would lie opposite each other , there must exist
a gap or else their backbone regions must buckle in . There was also the vexing
problem of how the intertwined chains might be held together by hydrogen ...
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A very personal account by the author James Watson on how he and his colleague Francis Crick with the help of others beat Linus Pauling to win the coveted Nobel prize for identifying the structure of ... Read full review
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I read about a third of it. I found the story wandered and wasn't clear. His treatment of Rosalind Franklin sounded like something written in the 1950s. It was at that point that I decided the book ... Read full review