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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from E. O. Bennett to Joshua Lederberg Annotation pdf (186,892 Bytes) ocr (4,179 Bytes)
Letter from E. O. Bennett to Joshua Lederberg
Number of Image Pages:
2 (186,892 Bytes)
Date:
1959-04-24 (April 24, 1959)
Creator:
Bennett, E. O.
Recipient:
Lederberg, Joshua
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Robert P. Bennett.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence C
Box Number: 9
Folder Number: 32
Unique Identifier:
BBAGRT
Accession Number:
12
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1953-1960
Folder: Bennett, E. O.
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-02-28
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: missiles; decontamination;

....
Missiles of this type contain machined metal parts. The parts
are composed of brass, aluminum, and steel and small quantities of
other metals. These parts should be contaminated with Pseudomonas
species, Escherichia coli, Proteus species and paracolon bacteria.
These organisms are capable of surviving on metal surfaces and should
be on the parts. Sometimes machined metal parts are washed to remove
oil and other material and in this case the flora should be markedly
reduced. .....

jl 12/24/98