DNA's Cast of Thousands

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Science  11 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5617, pp. 282-285
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5617.282

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Watson and Crick's discovery revealed much, suggested more, but left many details unanswered. Ever since, researchers have been discovering the proteins that unlock DNA and the genetic code. Rebuilt today, Watson and Crick's bare-bones model would be draped with proteins that kink and curl, repair, and otherwise animate DNA.