a: Lac operon ~
b: the hydrogen atom of molecular biology
What: 'Outlining this behaviour earned two scientists a Nobel prize in 1965. "The lac operon is like the hydrogen atom of molecular biology, it's the first system that describes gene regulation," Xie says.'
Writer: Sunney Xie
Date: Jun 9 2010 7:01 AM
# 444 Critique Analogy