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After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community
I haven't yet seen the book in which my news of 1966 has formally appeared. I'm grateful for your letter. I suppose
I resented[?] the experience to your Scientific American paper in the last group. If you consider that my state. Merits[?]
appear to implicate you. I can so state elsewhere since I don't suppose this book will be reversed soon if ever. I haven't
source material at hand (except your paper) but I suppose "isolated a nucleic
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acid" is what you object to. You state that he referred to the substance as [ . . . ] which later was called by Altmann
(with [ . . . ] nucleic acid.
This is only to thank you for your letter and to say that when the text comes I'll read it and try to correct any impression
that any error of [ . . .] can be attributed to you.
I saw your vigorous son Jonathan in Hanover. I think he feels a little like [vox clamatio in des [ . . . ] they college motto.
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