- When new nomenclature is presented, it often looks
- odd to practising biochemists and is not always ap-
- preciated. Even systems such as the one-letter codes
- for amino acids, which have been universally
- adopted, met with some skepticism at first.
- R. Cammack1
- Every cell division involves the copying of 6 billion
- base pairs (bp) of DNA.
- F. S. Collins and J. M. Trent2