Read the Article of Carmen Sanchez de Rivas :
“El operón lactosa desde La Mesada: mi experiencia con Jacob y Monod.”
We translated for you the part about Carmen’s comment between Mirko Beljanski and Jacques Monod relationship.
This sentence is refering to Monod – His intolerance to accept ‘different’ results especially when its supporters did not participate in ‘the court’ led him to commit injustices. He did not understand nor accept the results of the ‘reverse transcriptase’ in bacteria, which Mirko Beljanski described in 1967, before H. Temin discovered it in virus, which earned him the Nobel Prize along with D . Balimore and R. Dulbecco in 1975. Instead a great discrimination was committed against Mirko, in both the scientific terms and in regards to resources provided to him by the institute. Indeed, at that time, during my experiments on catabolic repression, I suggested that other mechanisms of the repressor could participate in the regulation of Lac.