Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics

Research Article

The relation of microscopic structure to molecular structure

J. D. Bernala1

a1 Department of Crystallography, Birkbeck College, London

What I shall try to do in this essay is not to produce a serious, accurate account of the immense amount of work in this field but, rather, to comment in a very general way on some of the new ideas in the advances of molecular biology, on the background of classical biological thought both histological and biochemical.