Templates from Crick and Watson's DNA molecular model

Made:
1953
maker:
Unknown

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20 metal plates representing the pyrimidines cytosine and thymine, and 18 metal plates representing the purines,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Two of 20 metal plates representing the pyrimidines cytosine and thymine, and 18 metal plates representing the purines,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Metal plate representing the base thymine (T). Used in the original Crick and Watson DNA model.

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Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

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Details

Category:
Biochemistry
Object Number:
1977-300 Pt2
Measurements:
overall (laying flat): 20 mm x 560 mm x 230 mm, .271kg
type:
molecular model
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • model - representation
credit:
Watson, Henry C.

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