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Plaque: DNA at Kings

Erection date: 1/5/2003


Near this site Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, Raymond Gosling, Alexander Stokes and Herbert Wilson performed experiments that led to the discover of the structure of DNA. This work revolutionised our undersanding of the chemistry behind life itself.
May 1 2003

Royal Society of Chemistry National Historic Chemical Landmark
King's College, London

Site: DNA at Kings (1 memorial)

WC2, Strand, King's College

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DNA structure discovery

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instr...

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Rosalind Franklin

Crystallographer. Born Chepstow Villas. Worked on DNA X-ray diffraction studi...

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Raymond Gosling

Raymond George Gosling was born on 15 July 1926 the son of George Leonard Gos...

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Alexander R. Stokes

Worked on DNA X-ray diffraction studies 1953 at King's College London with Fr...

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Maurice Wilkins

Molecular biologist. Born New Zealand. Worked on DNA X-ray diffraction studie...

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King's College, London

Founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington (then PM). In 1836 Kings...

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Royal Socity of Chemistry

Formed as a merger of the Chemical Society, the Royal Institute of Chemistry,...

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