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    The Central Dogma Is Empirically Inadequate…No Matter How We Slice It
    Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology 11. 2019.
    Roughly, the Central Dogma of molecular biology states that DNA codes for protein, not the other way around. This principle, which is still heralded as an important element of contemporary biological theory, has received much critical attention since its original formulation by Francis Crick in 1958. Some have argued that the principle should be rejected, on the grounds that it fails to fully capture the ins-and-outs of protein synthesis, while others have argued that the Dogma is predicated on …Read more