Rosalind Franklin and the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

@article{Klug1968RosalindFA,
  title={Rosalind Franklin and the Discovery of the Structure of DNA},
  author={Aaron Klug},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1968},
  volume={219},
  pages={808-844}
}
  • A. Klug
  • Published 1 August 1968
  • History
  • Nature
In this article Dr Klug discusses Dr Franklin's contribution to the discovery of the structure of DNA in the light of accounts given by Professor Watson in his book The Double Helix and by Dr Hamilton in a recent article in Nature 

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