I have simply too much to tell you for a correspondence. I must have a quiet day with you either here or in Bethesda or in
Can you get me a transferase-less (96 for instance) which also has requirements for thymine and uridine? I have developed
some ambitious plans for showing the role of RNA in the induction process and using our "galactose induced bacteriostasis"
as a device. I am on the point of purchasing some expensive H3-uridine (1 conc[?] per mmol). The project can probably be
performed on our (that is yours and Ester's[sic]) 3096 directly.
I'll send you within a fortnight a copy of a script for 'Nature' which actually summarizes our findings on 3096.
A detailed script is also under preparation. I hate to publish but I guess that I'll have to justify my existence - -
long hours in the lab - - are not recognized. Concerning the lack of gal.- - I feel very certain, espec. in 3099. We have
not found any glucose, hexoseamine or [ . . . ]. Yet, I have contacted Jean [ . . . ] at M.G.H. He is an expert and I feel
better if he can confirm our findings more or less completely before I challenge the Monod boys.
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I realize from Kaplan that you must be very busy to setting up new quarters at Stanford.
Good wishes to both of you and hoping to see you soon.
P.S I may go to Vancouver in July. Perhaps I will visit the new quarters at Stanford provided you are there at that time.