Francis Crick

Francis Crick

English molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist
If poly A is added to poly U, to form a double or triple helix, the combination is inactive.More Francis Crick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An honest man, armed with all the knowledge available to us now, could only state that in some sense, the origin of life appears at the moment to be almost a miracle, so many are the conditions which would have had to have been satisfied to get it going.More Francis Crick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A final proof of our ideas can only be obtained by detailed studies on the alterations produced in the amino acid sequence of a protein by mutations of the type discussed here.More Francis Crick quotes [10/06/2011 05:10:58]
It has not escaped our notice that the specific pairing we have postulated immediately suggests a possible copying mechanism for the genetic material.More Francis Crick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Finally one should add that in spite of the great complexity of protein synthesis and in spite of the considerable technical difficulties in synthesizing polynucleotides with defined sequences it is not unreasonable to hope that all these points will be clarified in the near future, and that the genetic code will be completely established on a sound experimental basis within a few years.More Francis Crick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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