The Need for Better Macromolecular Models

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Science  29 Apr 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3409, pp. 1309-1310
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3409.1309


Atomic models useful for small molecules become clumsy, expensive, and even inaccurate when used to represent the large molecules important in biology. More convenient models, authoritatively designed and semi-mass-produced, would be of the greatest value both for teaching and biological research.