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The more complex the molecule , the happier Bragg became when a new method allowed its elucidation . ... years he was especially keen about the possibility of solving the structures of proteins , the most complicated of all molecules .
Since the war , Chargaff and his students had been painstakingly analyzing various DNA samples for the relative proportions of their purine and pyrimidine bases . In all their DNA preparations the number of adenine ( A ) molecules was ...
Instead it would strongly suggest that one chain in each molecule had at some earlier stage served as the template ... Then two new daughter strands are made on the two parental templates , thereby forming two DNA molecules identical to ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pramodghuge - LibraryThing
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