DNA Structure (Core and AHL)
This is a short one – class presentation is here (click shadowed images for animations and movies):
Here’s a decent video from BBC AS Guru with David Suzuki:
The story of the discovery of the double-helix structure is a good example international collaboration and competition, and led to the Nobel prize for Crick, Watson and Wilson (who we never hear about). You’ve got to feel for Rosalind Franklin – her work was key in their discovery and she wasn’t cited for it until after her death.
Here’s a great video, though the presenter sound like he has a mouth full of marbles:
Posted on December 6, 2008, in 04 Genetics, DNA, DNA song, Ethics, TOK & Pseudoscience and tagged chemistry of life, crick watson, discovery of double helix, DNA, dna structure, exons, franlklin, hydrogen bonds, introns, nucleosomes, nucleotides, supercoiling. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.