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The Maxine Singer Papers

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[Maxine Singer speaking at the February 1976 NIH Director's Advisory Committee Meeting on Recombinant DNA]. [9-10 February 1976].
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Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Finding Aid to the Maxine Singer Papers, 1950-2004 (bulk 1970-1995).
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Singer, Maxine, and Joseph S. Fruton. "Some Properties of Beef Spleen Phosphoamidase." Journal of Biological Chemistry 229, no. 1 (January 1957): 111-119.


Singer, Maxine, Leon A. Heppel, and Russell J. Hilmoe. "Oligonucleotides as Primers for Polynucleotide Phosphorylase." Journal of Biological Chemistry 235, no. 3 (March 1960): 738-750.

Singer, Maxine. "In vitro Synthesis of DNA: A Perspective on Research." Science 158, no. 3808 (22 December 1967): 1550-1551.

Klee, Claude B., and Maxine Singer. "Polynucleotide Phosphorylase of Micrococcus luteus (Micrococcus lysodeikticus): The Effect of Sulphydryl Compounds on the Ability to Catalyze the Polymerization Reaction." Journal of Biological Chemistry 243, no. 19 (10 October 1968): 5094-5100.


Chou, Janice Yang, and Maxine Singer. "A Kinetic Analysis of the Phosphorolysis of Oligonucleotides by Polynucleotide Phosphorylase." Journal of Biological Chemistry 245, no. 5 (10 March 1970): 995-1004.

Chou, Janice Yang, and Maxine Singer. "Deoxyadenosine Diphosphate as a Substrate and Inhibitor of Polynucleotide Phosphorylase of Micrococcus luteus. I. Deoxyadenosine Diphosphate as a Substrate for Polymerization and the Exchange Reaction with Organic 32P." Journal of Biological Chemistry 246, no. 24 (25 December 1971): 7486-7496.

Leive, Loretta, and Maxine Singer. "Enlightened Employment Tactics." Science 172, no. 3980 (16 April 1971): 214.

Lavi, Sara, and Ernest Winocour. "Acquisition of Sequences Homologous to Host Deoxyribonucleic Acid by Closed Circular Simian Virus 40 Deoxyribonucleic Acid." Journal of Virology 9, no. 2 (February 1972): 309-316.

Holmes, Randall K., and Maxine Singer. "Purification and Characterization of Adenylate Kinase as an Apparent Adenosine Triphosphate-dependent Inhibitor of Ribonuclease II in Escherichia coli." Journal of Biological Chemistry 248, no. 6 (25 March 1973): 2014-2021.

Singer, Maxine, and Dieter Soll. "Guidelines for DNA Hybrid Molecules." Science 181, no. 4105 (21 September 1973): 1114.

LeBlanc, Donald J., and Maxine Singer. "Localization of Replicating DNA of Simian Virus 40 in Monkey Kidney Cells." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 71, no. 6 (June 1974): 2236-2240.

Berg, Paul, David Baltimore, Sydney Brenner, Richard O. Roblin III, and Maxine Singer. "Asilomar Conference on Recombinant DNA Molecules." Science 188, no. 4192 (6 June 1975): 991-994.

Chou, Janice Yang, Maxine Singer, and Peter McPhie. "Kinetic Studies on the Phosphorolysis of Polynucleotides by Polynucleotide Phosphorylase." Journal of Biological Chemistry 250, no. 2 (25 January 1975): 508-514.

Le Blanc, Donald J., and Maxine Singer. "Simian Virus 40 DNA Replication in Nuclear Monolayers." Journal of Virology 20, no. 3 (October 1976): 78-85.

Segal, Shoshana, Margaret Garner, Maxine Singer, and Martin Rosenberg. "In Situ Hybridization of Repetitive Monkey Genome Sequences Isolated from Defective Simian Virus 40 DNA." Cell 9, no. 2 (October 1976): 247-257.

Bina-Stein, Minou, and Maxine Singer. "The Effect of H1 Histone on the Action of DNA-Relaxing Enzyme." Nucleic Acid Research 4, no. 1 (January 1977): 117-127.

Singer, Maxine. "The Recombinant DNA Debate." Science 196, no. 4286 (8 April 1977): 127.

Kay, Alan C., and Maxine Singer. "Histone Synthesis During Infection of Monkey Kidneys Cells with Simian Virus 40." Nucleic Acid Research 4, no. 10 (October 1977): 3371-3386.

Rosenberg, Hagai, Maxine Singer, and Martin Rosenberg. "Highly Reiterated Sequences of SIMIANSIMIANSIMIANSIMIANSIMIAN." Science 200, no. 4340 (28 April 1978): 394-402.

Singer, Dinah S., and Maxine Singer. "Characterization of Complexes of Superhelical and Relaxed Closed Circular DNA with H1 and Phosphorylated H1 Histones." Biochemistry 17, no. 11 (30 May 1978): 2086-2095.


Grimaldi, Giovanna, Cary Queen, and Maxine Singer. "Interspersed Repeated Sequences in the African Green Monkey Genome That Are Homologous to the Human Alu Family." Nucleic Acid Research 9, no. 21 (1981): 5553-5568.

Papamatheakis, Joseph, Theresa N. H. Lee, Ronald E. Thayer, and Maxine Singer. "Recurring Defective Variants of Simian Virus 40 Containing Monkey DNA Segments." Journal of Virology 37, no. 1 (January 1981): 295-306.

Singer, Maxine. "Confronting Creationism." Science 215, no. 4533 (5 February 1982): 612.

Lee, Theresa N. H., and Maxine Singer. "Structural Organization of [alpha]-Satellite DNA in a Single Monkey Chromosome." Journal of Molecular Biology 161, no. 2 (25 October 1982): 323-342.

Singer, Maxine. "SINEs and LINEs: Highly Repeated Short and Long Interspersed Sequences in Mammalian Genomes." Cell 28, no. 3 (March 1982): 433-434.

Saffer, Jeffrey D., and Maxine Singer. "Transcription from SV 40-like Monkey DNA Sequences." Nucleic Acids Research 12, no. 11 (1984): 4769-4788.

Singer, Maxine. "Genetics and the Law: A Scientist's View." In Volume 3 of Yale Law & Policy Review, 1985: 315-335.

Lee, Theresa N. H., and Maxine Singer. "Analysis of LINE-1 Family Sequences on a Single Monkey Chromosome." Nucleic Acids Research 14, no. 9 (1986): 3859-3870.


Leibold, Debra M., Gary D. Swergold, Maxine Singer, Ronald E. Thayer, Beth A. Dombroski, and Thomas G. Fanning. "Translation of LINE-1 DNA Elements in vitro and in Human Cells." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 87, no. 9 (September 1990): 6990-6994.

Berg, Paul, and Maxine Singer. "The Recombinant DNA Controversy." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 92, no. 9 (September 1995): 9011-9013.

Berg, Paul, and Maxine Singer. "Genetic Testing and Insurance." Nature 380, no. 6573 (4 April 1996): 385-386.

Hohjoh, Hirohiko, and Maxine Singer. "Cytoplasmic Ribonucleoprotein Complexes Containing Human LINE-1 Protein and RNA." The EMBO Journal 15, no. 3 (1996): 630-639.

Berg, Paul, and Maxine Singer. "Inspired Choices." Science 282, no. 5390 (30 October 1998): 873-874.

Clements, Andrew P., and Maxine Singer. "The Human LINE-1 Reverse Transcriptase: Effect of Deletions Outside the Common Reverse Transcriptase Domain." Nucleic Acids Research 26, no. 15 (1998): 3528-3535.