Francis Crick Quotes

Francis Crick Quotes: One can say, looking at the papers in this symposium, that the elucidation of the genetic code is indeed a great achievement. It is, in a sense, the key to molecular biology because it shows how the great polymer languages, the nucleic acid language and the protein language, are linked together.
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Francis Crick Quote: For simplicity one can think of the + class as having one extra base at some point or other in the genetic message and the - class as having one too few.
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Quotes about Francis Crick: If, for example, all the codons are triplets, then in addition to the correct reading of the message, there are two incorrect readings which we shall obtain if we do not start the grouping into sets of three at the right place.
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Quote about Francis Crick: I think she [Rosalind Franklin] was a good experimentalist but certainly not of the first rank. She was simply not in the same class as Eigen or Bragg or Pauling, nor was she as good as Dorothy Hodgkin. She did not even select DNA to study. It was given to her. Her theoretical crystallography was very average.
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Francis Crick Sayings: A good scientist values criticism almost higher than friendship: no, in science criticism is the height and measure of friendship.
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