Brenner Accolades Misattributed


Brenner Accolades Misattributed

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In “The Missing Lynx” (April 2001), Aaron Sender, in extolling “the brains behind Lynx’s patented inventions” describes Sydney Brenner as “known best for discovering (italics mine) mRNA and its triplet code of translation, as well as for introducing C. elegans as a model organism.” The latter attribute is correct, the first is not.

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