What background information did Watson and Crick have made available for developing a model of DNA What was their contribution?
Watson and Crick had the following information which helped them to develop a model of DNA.
(i) Chargaffs’ law suggesting A = T and C = G.
(ii) Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin’s work on DNA crystal’s X-ray diffraction studies about DNA’s physical structure.
(iii) Watson and crick proposed
a. How complementary bases may pair
b. Semi conservative replication and ‘
c. Mutation through tautomerism