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Proposal of a Method of DNA's Method of Replication (May 30, 1953)


On May 30, 1953 James D. Watson and Francis Crick published “Genetical Implications of the Structure of Deoxyribonucleic Acid, ” Nature 171 (1953) 964-7. In this paper Watson and Crick proposed the the method of replication of DNA. This discovery has been called as significant, or possibly even more significant, than their discovery of the double-helical structure of DNA published in April 1953.