Who named messenger RNA?, François Jacob

Interviewee: François Jacob. François Jacob talks about how he and Jacques Monod named messenger RNA. (DNAi Location: Code > Copying the code > Players > François Jacob > Who came up with messenger RNA?)

It was in a discussion between us but we came out with that, yes, yes. The idea was there were, there was a message, why not messenger, yes, why not messenger.

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