elephants & E.coli

Francis Ouellette francis at monod.Biol.McGill.CA
Thu Feb 4 14:20:09 EST 1993

Eric C. Kofoid <kofoid at bioscience.utah.edu> writes:

>Can someone help me with the famous Monod quote, the gist of which is 
>that there is very little difference between and elephant and E.coli at 
>the molecular level? I need the original French, a good English 
>translation and the reference.

Hello Eric,

the reference is probably "Le hasard et la necessite" (Chance and
Necessity).  I have it at home, it shouldn't take me long to find it.
I have it in French, and I should manage the translation  ;-)       

If I forget, please remind me,



| B.F. Francis Ouellette  
| manager, yeast chromosome I & XVI sequencing project
| dept of biology, McGill university, Montreal, Qc, Canada
| francis at monod.biol.mcgill.ca

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