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The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers
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[First summary of the genetic code] (January 18, 1965)
[Genetic code chart]
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By 1966, Nirenberg announced that he had deciphered the 64 RNA codons for all 20 amino acids. This chart from 1965 lists the correspondence between these codons and amino acids.
NOTE: Image obtained by scanning a negative of the genetic code chart.
Item is handwritten.
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1965-01-18 (January 18, 1965)
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Charts (graphic documents)
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