François Jacob, 1961
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15693. François Jacob and Jacques Monod
François Jacob (1953) and Jacques Monod
15694. François Jacob
François Jacob, Cold Spring Harbor, 1953 meeting. Source: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives.
15884. The lac operon
Francois Jacob and Jaçques Monod figured out how bacteria controlled the production of an enzyme called beta-galactosidase. This system of feedback and negative regulation became the lac operon and was the first model for the control of protein productio
15877. The RNA experiment
Sydney Brenner, François Jacob and Matt Meselson's experiment showed that RNA was a copy of the information in DNA. As a messenger, RNA transported the information from the nucleus to the protein-making machinery in the cell.
15687. François Jacob and drawing
François Jacob draws out the control mechanism he co-discovered.
15886. Lac operon problem
The first model for the control of protein production was the lac operon. This system of feedback and negative regulation is used by bacteria, however, the general principles also apply to higher organisms. Another method of protein regulation involves
16690. Gallery 33: François Jacob, 1985
François Jacob, 1985.
15330. Messenger RNA, Matthew Meselson
Matt Meselson also had a hand in Sydney Brenner's RNA experiment. He talks about the experiment and how they waited for James Watson's group to finished their RNA work before publishing.
15684. Jacob's lac operon drawing
Small image of François Jacob's lac operon drawing.
16689. Gallery 33: François Jacob, 1953
François Jacob at a Cold Spring Harbor meeting, 1953.