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The Oswald T. Avery Collection

Title:
Test of 'Fixation' Time of T[ransforming]. P[rinciple]. by Sensitized Cells
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Description:
Caption by Maclyn McCarty reads: "One of the experiments carried out by Harriet Taylor (and written in her hand) showing that pneumococci that reach the competent state in the absence of transforming DNA will take up added DNA in as short a period as 5 minutes. She later found that the competent state would persist for some days at refrigerator temperature (2 to 4 degrees C)."
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (126,446 Bytes)
Date:
1946-08-13 (August 13, 1946)
Creator:
[Ephrussi-Taylor, Harriett]
Contributor:
Avery, Oswald T.
McCarty, Maclyn
Rights:
Courtesy of Maclyn McCarty.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Transformation, Genetic
Exhibit Category:
After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community
Relation:
Metadata Record Biochemical Studies of Environmental Factors Essential in Transformation of Pneumococcal Types (1946) pdf (1,217,814 Bytes) ocr (39,069 Bytes)
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Box Number: 1
Folder Number: 4
Unique Identifier:
CCAADA
Document Type:
Laboratory notes
Language:
English
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Research and Discovery of the Transforming Principle, 1912-1999
SubSeries: Preliminary Research
Folder: Laboratory Notes, 1940-1946
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-12-12
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