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DNA structure discovery

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

DNA structure discovery

Event  From 8/4/1953 

Categories: Science

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms. Although the discovery of its double helix structure is usually attributed to Francis Crick and James Watson, the experiments conducted by Rosalind Franklin, Raymond Gosling, Alexander Stokes, Maurice Wilkins and Herbert Wilson, were major contributory factors. The discovery was first announced at a Solvay conference in Belgium on 8 April 1953.

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51977

DNA at Kings

Near this site Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, Raymond Gosling, Alexander...

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Francis Crick

Francis Crick, O.M. F.R.S., 1916 - 2004, eminent scientist, Nobel laureate, d...

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Franklin, Gosling, Stokes, Wilson, Wilkins

R. E. Franklin, R. G. Gosling, A. R. Stokes, M. H. F. Wilkins, H. R. Wilson ...

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