The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology

The central dogma of molecular biology deals with the detailed residue-by-residue transfer of sequential information. It states that information cannot be transferred back from protein to either protein or nucleic acid.

-Francis Crick, first articulated in 1958 and restated in August 1970. “Central dogma of molecular biology.” Nature 227 (5258): 561-3. Bibcode 1970Natur.227..561C doi:10.1038/227561a0 PMID 4913914

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