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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Walter E. Aber Annotation pdf (45,544 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Walter E. Aber
Description:
Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (45,544 Bytes)
Date:
1963-04-29 (April 29, 1963)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Aber, Walter E.
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence D
Box Number: 15
Folder Number: 3
Unique Identifier:
BBAGLA
Accession Number:
12
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1961-1978
Folder: Aber, Walter E.
Transcript:
4-29-63
I am sorry to be so obscure--Yes, I do mean to imply an interval of chemical evolution prior to the perfection of nucleic acids. However, there is no rigorous argument on this point. More recent work on the remarkable ease of chemical synthesis of nucl[. . .] (e.g. adenine from HCN-Oro, (Univ. of Houston?) makes me wonder.
Cordially
Joshua Lederberg
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2011-07-28
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: eobiology; Oro;

yes, chemogenesis first.

jl 11/29/98