Unformatted text preview: cell division and growth, that they participate in they the transmission of hereditary characters, and that they are important constituents of viruses. An understanding of An the molecular structure of the nucleic acids should be of value in the effort to understand the fundamental phenomena of life.” The Triple Helix The
Pauling and Corey came up with a model of DNA that could best be described as a triple helix, triple with the purine and pyrimidine bases pointing pointing out. Linus Pauling was Politically Incorrect Linus Pauling had planned to visit Rosalind Franklin Linus to see if her data would confirm or refute his model, but he was not issued a passport by the State Department due to his liberal politics and concern about the ill effects of nuclear fallout. Linus Pauling later won the Nobel Linus Prize in Chemistry in 1954 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962 http://pauling.library.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/ Books by Linus Pauling Lack of Integrity: James Watson and Francis Crick
Unbeknownst to Rosalind Franklin, James W...
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