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Complementary base pairing, Erwin Chargaff

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Interviewee: Erwin Chargaff. Erwin Chargaff talks about his name for Chargaff's ratios. (DNAi Location: Code > Finding the structure > Players > Erwin Chargaff > What Chargaff called the ratios)
Transcript:
Well you see the special thing is, there were the stupid name of the Chargaff Rules, I have never called them Chargaff Rules, but anyway that is the base pairing, I called it a complementary situation, I don't think I gave the name base pairing, I think that is one of the few things that Watson really did.
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erwin chargaff,complementary base,base pairing,james watson,dnai,location code,stupid name,interviewee,ratios
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