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Paragraph 1 Describe the source and the data Watson and Crick used to formulate the structure of DNA and describe what they initially proposed and how they solved the base problem Paragraph 2 Describe the ultimate conclusions Watson and Crick made about the structure of DNA Paragraph 3 Now we understand base pairing of complementary bases within DNA and the genetic code Describe how DNA is used to create a protein-the processes of transcription and translationIn reading the biography The Double Helix which we have come to know covers how James D Watson and Francis HC Crick are recorded in history as giving light onto the DNA structure Within the science community it has been debated as whether or not these two are icons of science or just scientists who took the spot light from another scientists findings The Noble Prize winners in medicine source and data that formulated the structure of DNA originally was formulated in 1953 by scientist Rosalind Franklin the true person deserving the Noble Prize who based her research and findings with X-ray diffraction Watson and Crick who piggy backed off her research based their findings to build their base model as something that we use and know as a double helix of two antiparallel chains of nucleotides that are held together by base pairs that are between A-T G-C adenine matched with thymine guanine with cytosine These pairs are known as complementary pairs that no matter what they will bind to each other As the 3-D base pairs codon are coded as some amino acid the sequence of DNA will transcript and translate to produce the amino acid sequence As being prominent in the science realm Watson and Crick showed how their proposal and findings concluded how DNA has a way of replicating itself just as chromosomes do during cell division They created their double-helix model with the twisted ladder consisting of one of the two pairs of bases
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