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The Flipped Out Base
The Flipped Out Base
The Flipped Out Base
The Flipped Out Base

© the artist. Photo credit: University of Sheffield

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A sculpture showing a stretch of DNA with a base flipped out. DNA base flipping was discovered by Xiaodong Cheng and Richard Roberts. The sculpture of a DNA double helix, was unveiled on 15 March 2005 by Dr Richard Roberts in the entrance hall of the newly-refurbished East Wing of the Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield, renamed the 'Sir Richard Roberts Building'.

University of Sheffield, Heritage Collection





stainless steel


H 74 x W 191 x D 54.5 cm

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University of Sheffield, Heritage Collection

University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2TN England

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