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Tendon research. X-ray crystallography diffraction pattern obtained as part of research to determine the structure of molecules in tendons and other connective tissues. This image, from a wet sample of rat tail tendon, was produced by British biophysicist Anthony North while a student at the MRC Biophysics Research Unit at King's College London, UK. It was here in the early 1950s that Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin, and other crystallographers obtained X-ray diffraction patterns for DNA that led to James Watson and Francis Crick's DNA double helix model. As well as DNA, the King's College researchers investigated other materials.
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