The Crick Papers

A showcase of Francis Crick's archives, including early drafts of the 1953 Watson and Crick papers, and a full copy of Crick's most influential unpublished papers.
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Watson and Crick's double-helical model of DNA suggested a mechanism for the replication of DNA. 01/03/03
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Francis Crick joined the Cavendish Laboratory in 1949, working with Max Perutz on X-ray crystallography studies of the structure of proteins. 01/03/03
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Francis Crick, James Watson and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 01/03/03
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James Watson and Francis Crick's discovery of the double-helical structure of DNA marks the beginning of a branch of science that we now know as molecular biology. 01/03/03
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Crick predicted the existence of 'adaptors', later found to be transfer RNA. 01/03/03
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David Pearson, Head of the Wellcome Library, discusses the acqusition of the Crick archive, and how they will be made freely accessible to historians, students and scientitsts. 01/03/03
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Crick, Sydney Brenner and colleagues discovered that the genetic code is a triplet code. 01/03/03
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Archiving can be a glamorous business, discovers Chris Beckett, guardian of the Francis Crick papers. 10/11/03
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