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François Jacob - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 22, 2013

A few days ago François Jacob died. You could say that he and Jacques Monod* were the ‘fathers’ of gene regulation, now a huge area in molecular biology. Proteins include the enzymes that ‘digest’ our food, chemically breaking it down and modifying it. It was thought that control of enzymes was largely controlled directly by these proteins … Read More