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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to John M. Deutch pdf (47,846 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to John M. Deutch
Description:
Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (47,846 Bytes)
Date:
1980-05-03 (May 3, 1980)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Deutch, John M.
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: No Epoch
Box Number: 119
Folder Number: 14
Unique Identifier:
BBGLYQ
Accession Number:
122
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Public Service
SubSeries: Biological & Chemical Warfare Prevention
SubSubSeries: Lederberg Subject Files
SubSubSubSeries: Anthrax
Folder: 1946, 1959-1983
Transcript:
John Deutch.
[stamped, MAY _ 3 1980]
urgent item: CW prophylaxis.
Consider the net yield from the deployment [?] of an effective, low-side-effect antidote! But before advocating an "allout" (say syr times s [?] 10M) program of R and D which, I believe has a high likelihood of success, we should get a briefing soonest on state of the art and recent efforts.
Note: civil side benefit re organo-P pesticide poisoning.
I have already phoned Carol Yarroll to get state-of-the-art report.
You won the bet. Cholinesterase is a membrane-bound protein and has been one of the tougher nuts to crack. Sequence any day now?
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2007-01-19
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