James Dewey Watson

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United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)

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Like strands on a DNA helix, the Bairds, Sontags, McGrails, and especially the Grealis family - with a family tree of more than 1,500 names - twist and turn through generations.
They result from underwinding, unwinding or subtractive twisting of the DNA helix (due to a deficit in link).
M-DNA is a novel form of DNA generated by applying the company's proprietary method of introducing metal ions along the DNA helix.
The classic DNA helix is an enduring icon of the biotechnology that has made possible giant strides in healthcare over recent years.
A novel DNA duplex: a parallel stranded DNA helix with Hoogsteen base pairing.
What has always amazed me is that some people who might otherwise be good at their jobs (CFOs, CEOs and the like) seem to have mutant marketing links in their management DNA helix.
Conducting metal ions such as zinc, cobalt or nickel are inserted into the centre of the DNA helix to create a "molecular wire" that is only one molecule thick.
First, they slipped an electron-donating ruthenium complex into the DNA helix.