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The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

Translating the Code of Life and the Nobel Prize, 1962-1968: Documents

[Marshall Nirenberg in office with chalkboard and molecular models]. [ca. 1962].
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Metadata Record Niehuss, Maurice, and University of Michigan. Letter from Maurice Niehuss, University of Michigan to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 19 May 1961. pdf (73,923 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Maurice Niehuss, University of Michigan to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 19 May 1961.
Metadata Record [Nirenberg, Marshall W.]. "Proposed Training." Proposal. 3 Images. [ca. 1961]. pdf (288,078 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Proposed Training." [ca. 1961].
Metadata Record American Chemical Society. "Findings May Speed Solution to Genetic Code." Chemical and Engineering News 40, 3 (15 January 1962): 44-46. Article. 3 Images. pdf (705,094 Bytes) ocr (15,769 Bytes)
"Findings May Speed Solution to Genetic Code." 15 January 1962.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. Letter from Marshall W. Nirenberg to Kiyoshi Kurahashi. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 16 January 1962. pdf (99,701 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Marshall W. Nirenberg to Kiyoshi Kurahashi. 16 January 1962.
Metadata Record Campbell, Frank L., and National Academy of Sciences. National Research Council. Division of Biology and Agriculture. Letter from Frank L. Campbell to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 7 February 1962. pdf (54,311 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Frank L. Campbell to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 7 February 1962.
Metadata Record Otaka, E., H. Mitsui, and S. Osawa. "On the Ribonucleic Acid Synthesized in a Cell-Free System of Escherichia Coli." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 48, (15 March 1962): 425-430. Article. 6 Images. pdf (550,729 Bytes) ocr (15,209 Bytes)
"On the Ribonucleic Acid Synthesized in a Cell-Free System of Escherichia Coli." 15 March 1962.
Metadata Record Houssay, Bernardo A., and Instituto de Biologia y Medicina Experimental (Brazil). Letter from Bernardo A. Houssay, Instituto de Biologia y Medicina Experimental to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 6 December 1962. pdf (38,328 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Bernardo A. Houssay, Instituto de Biologia y Medicina Experimental to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 6 December 1962.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Notes on possible codons]. Notes. 5 Images. [ca. 1962]. pdf (255,338 Bytes)
[Notes on possible codons]. [ca. 1962].
Metadata Record Jones, Oliver W. Jr, and Marshall W. Nirenberg. "Qualitative Survey of RNA Codewords." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 48, (1962): 2115-2123. Article. 9 Images. pdf (899,526 Bytes) ocr (25,811 Bytes)
"Qualitative Survey of RNA Codewords." 1962.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W., J. Heinrich Matthaei, Oliver W. Jones Jr, Robert G. Martin, and Samuel H. Barondes. "Approximation of Genetic Code Via Cell-Free Protein Synthesis Directed by Template RNA." Federation Proceedings 22, ([January-February 1963]): 55-61. Article. 7 Images. pdf (996,648 Bytes) ocr (34,338 Bytes)
"Approximation of Genetic Code Via Cell-Free Protein Synthesis Directed by Template RNA." [January-February 1963].
Metadata Record Eck, Richard V. "A Symmetrical Pattern in the Genetic Code: The Triplets of Links in the Genetic Material Which Specify the Detailed Structure of Proteins Have Now Been Identified in Sufficient Numbers to Fall into a Regular Pattern." Article. 16 Images. 19 March 1963. pdf (1,390,165 Bytes) ocr (5,554 Bytes)
"A Symmetrical Pattern in the Genetic Code: The Triplets of Links in the Genetic Material Which Specify the Detailed Structure of Proteins Have Now Been Identified in Sufficient Numbers to Fall into a Regular Pattern." 19 March 1963.
Metadata Record Singer, Maxine, Oliver W. Jones Jr, and Marshall W. Nirenberg. "The Effect of Secondary Structure on the Template Activity of Polyribonucleotides." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 49, 3 (March 1963): 392-399. Article. 8 Images. pdf (882,258 Bytes) ocr (26,922 Bytes)
"The Effect of Secondary Structure on the Template Activity of Polyribonucleotides." March 1963.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Notes on the code, taken at an art exhibit]. Brochure. Notes. 1 Image. March 1963. pdf (44,869 Bytes)
[Notes on the code, taken at an art exhibit]. March 1963.
Metadata Record Falaschi, Arturo, Julius Adler, and H. Gobind Khorana. "Chemically Synthesized Deoxypolynucleotides as Templates for Ribonucleic Acid Polymerase." Journal of Biological Chemistry 238, 9 (September 1963): 3080-3085. Article. 6 Images. pdf (1,052,758 Bytes) ocr (34,743 Bytes)
"Chemically Synthesized Deoxypolynucleotides as Templates for Ribonucleic Acid Polymerase." September 1963.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W., and Oliver W. Jones Jr. "The Current Status of the RNA Code." Symposium on Informational Macromolecules. Academic Press, 1963. Pp. 451-465. Excerpt. Monograph. 15 Images. pdf (1,160,293 Bytes) ocr (35,831 Bytes)
"The Current Status of the RNA Code." 1963.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W., Oliver W. Jones Jr, Philip Leder, B. F. C. Clark, William S. Sly, and Sidney Pestka. "On the Coding of Genetic Information." Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 28, (1963): 549-557. Article. 9 Images. pdf (1,260,025 Bytes) ocr (41,123 Bytes)
"On the Coding of Genetic Information." 1963.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W., Oliver W. Jones Jr, Philip Leder, B. F. C. Clark, William S. Sly, and Sidney Pestka. "On the Coding of Genetic Information." Report. 43 Images. 1963. pdf (2,312,067 Bytes) ocr (11,528 Bytes)
"On the Coding of Genetic Information." 1963.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [S[ynthetic] RNA codewords]. Laboratory Notes. 2 Images. [ca. 1963]. pdf (90,570 Bytes)
[S[ynthetic] RNA codewords]. [ca. 1963].
Metadata Record Marley, Faye, and Science Service. "No Life in Test Tube Expected by Russians." Science News-Letter, (30 July 1964). Article. 3 Images. pdf (319,445 Bytes) ocr (7,174 Bytes)
"No Life in Test Tube Expected by Russians." 30 July 1964.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "Cell-Free Protein Synthesis Directed by Messenger RNA." Methods in Enzymology VI, (1964): 17-23. Article. 7 Images. pdf (610,010 Bytes) ocr (16,224 Bytes)
"Cell-Free Protein Synthesis Directed by Messenger RNA." 1964.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Notes on deciphering the amino acid codes]. Laboratory Notes. 3 Images. [ca. 1964]. pdf (125,308 Bytes)
[Notes on deciphering the amino acid codes]. [ca. 1964].
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Notes on triplets]. Laboratory Notes. 4 Images. [ca. 1964]. pdf (196,843 Bytes)
[Notes on triplets]. [ca. 1964].
Metadata Record Leder, Philip, and Marshall W. Nirenberg. "RNA Codewords and Protein Synthesis, II. Nucleotide Sequence of a Valine RNA Codeword." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 52, (1964): 420-427. Article. 8 Images. pdf (778,972 Bytes) ocr (23,277 Bytes)
"RNA Codewords and Protein Synthesis, II. Nucleotide Sequence of a Valine RNA Codeword." 1964.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "64 triplets and complementary triplets." Laboratory Notes. Table. 1 Image. [1965]. pdf (54,580 Bytes)
"64 triplets and complementary triplets." [1965].
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W., Philip Leder, Merton Bernfield, R. Brimacombe, J. Trupin, F. Rottman, and C. O'Neal. "RNA Codewords and Protein Synthesis, VII. On the General Nature of the RNA Code." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 53, (1965): 1161-1168. Article. 8 Images. pdf (911,195 Bytes) ocr (26,396 Bytes)
"RNA Codewords and Protein Synthesis, VII. On the General Nature of the RNA Code." 1965.
Metadata Record [Nirenberg, Marshall W.]. "Summary of Dr. Marshall W. Nirenberg's Work." Biography. Draft. 3 Images. [ca. 1965]. pdf (209,240 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Summary of Dr. Marshall W. Nirenberg's Work." [ca. 1965].
Metadata Record Research Corporation. "Nirenberg to Receive 1966 Research Corporation Award." Research Corporation Quarterly Bulletin, ([Fall 1966]). Article. 1 Image. pdf (154,080 Bytes) ocr (3,706 Bytes)
"Nirenberg to Receive 1966 Research Corporation Award." [Fall 1966].
Metadata Record Rosenow, Edward C. Jr, and American College of Physicians. Letter from Edward C. Rosenow, Jr., American College of Physicians to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 17 November 1966. pdf (168,628 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Edward C. Rosenow, Jr., American College of Physicians to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 17 November 1966.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Unpublished transcript of the Columbia University Symposium on the Relationship between Biological and Physical Sciences]. Speech. Transcript. 20 Images. [ca. 1966]. pdf (1,523,937 Bytes) ocr (34,396 Bytes)
[Unpublished transcript of the Columbia University Symposium on the Relationship between Biological and Physical Sciences]. [ca. 1966].
Metadata Record Brown, Lewis J. Letter from Lewis J. Brown to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 9 February 1967. pdf (115,342 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Lewis J. Brown to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 9 February 1967.
Metadata Record Brown, Lewis J. Letter from Lewis J. Brown to Marshall W. Nirenberg [transcript]. Letter (correspondence). Transcript. 1 Image. [9 February 1967]. pdf (65,868 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Lewis J. Brown to Marshall W. Nirenberg [transcript]. [9 February 1967].
Metadata Record Clark, R. Lee, and University of Texas. Letter from R. Lee Clark, University of Texas to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 3 July 1967. pdf (107,512 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from R. Lee Clark, University of Texas to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 3 July 1967.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "The Genetic Code." Article. Draft. 19 Images. 15 September 1967. pdf (1,074,961 Bytes) ocr (19,155 Bytes)
"The Genetic Code." 15 September 1967.
Metadata Record Montalenti, G. Letter from G. Montalenti to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 23 October 1967. pdf (52,911 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from G. Montalenti to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 23 October 1967.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "Popular Comparison - Molecular Commentary of Cell as Man's Communication in the Future." Draft. Speech. 3 Images. 24 October 1967. pdf (148,711 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Popular Comparison - Molecular Commentary of Cell as Man's Communication in the Future." 24 October 1967.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Draft of acceptance speech given upon receiving the Gairdner Award]. Draft. Speech. 2 Images. 1967. pdf (111,088 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Draft of acceptance speech given upon receiving the Gairdner Award]. 1967.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Draft of speech to the American College of Physicians and Surgeons]. Draft. Speech. 2 Images. [ca. 1967]. pdf (110,439 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Draft of speech to the American College of Physicians and Surgeons]. [ca. 1967].
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "On the Translation of the Genetic Code." Draft. Speech. 24 Images. January 1968. pdf (1,947,972 Bytes) ocr (44,043 Bytes)
"On the Translation of the Genetic Code." January 1968.
Metadata Record Friberg, Sten, and Karolinska Institute. Telegram from Sten Friberg, Karolinska Institute to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Telegram. 1 Image. 16 October 1968. pdf (38,983 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Telegram from Sten Friberg, Karolinska Institute to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 16 October 1968.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "Lasker Lunch Remarks." Notes. Speech. 1 Image. 21 November 1968. pdf (63,645 Bytes) ocr (1,740 Bytes)
"Lasker Lunch Remarks." 21 November 1968.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Preliminary notes for speech given at the Lasker Awards luncheon]. Draft. Speech. 2 Images. [ca. 21 November 1968]. pdf (98,872 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Preliminary notes for speech given at the Lasker Awards luncheon]. [ca. 21 November 1968].
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "Genetic Memory." Journal of the American Medical Association 206, 9 (25 November 1968): 1973-1977. Article. 5 Images. pdf (885,930 Bytes) ocr (28,706 Bytes)
"Genetic Memory." 25 November 1968.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. "Genetics and the Future of Man." Draft. Speech. 8 Images. 1968. pdf (657,899 Bytes) ocr (16,378 Bytes)
"Genetics and the Future of Man." 1968.
Metadata Record Nirenberg, Marshall W. [Unpublished conclusion intended for Nobel speech]. Draft. Speech. 2 Images. 1 March 1969. pdf (118,192 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Unpublished conclusion intended for Nobel speech]. 1 March 1969.
Metadata Record Berg, Paul, and Stanford University Medical Center. Letter from Paul Berg, Stanford University Medical Center to Marshall W. Nirenberg. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 15 April 1969. pdf (58,461 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Paul Berg, Stanford University Medical Center to Marshall W. Nirenberg. 15 April 1969.