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There was also the vexing problem of how the intertwined chains might be held together by hydrogen bonds between the bases . Though for over a year Francis and I had dismissed the possibility that bases formed regular hydrogen bonds ...
When I got to our still empty office the following morning , I quickly cleared away the papers from my I desk top so that I would have a large , flat surface on which to form pairs of bases held together by hydrogen bonds .
The formation of a third hydrogen bond between guanine and cytosine was considered , but rejected because a crystallographic study of guanine hinted that it ... Three strong hydrogen bonds can be drawn between guanine and cytosine .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tgraettinger - LibraryThing
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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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