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ERIC Number: EJ026115
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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The Macromolecular Concept and the Origins of Molecular Biology
Olby, Robert
J Chem Educ, 47, 3, 168-174, Mar '70
Traces the origins of molecular biology to the work of 19th century biophysicists, ultrastructurists and collodial chemists. The development of the Aggregate Theory,and its overthrow by the Macromolecule Concept is described. Research in molecular genetics in the pre-second world war period, and the effects of the war on it, are briefly reviewed. (LC)
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