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Title:
Letter from Sydney Brenner to Joshua Lederberg pdf (43,275 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Sydney Brenner to Joshua Lederberg
Number of Image Pages:
1 (43,275 Bytes)
Date:
1987-03-05 (March 5, 1987)
Creator:
Brenner, Sydney
Recipient:
Lederberg, Joshua
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Sydney Brenner.
Exhibit Categories:
Shifting Focus: Early Work on Bacterial Transformation, 1928-1940
After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Sydney Brenner (February 25, 1987) pdf (45,184 Bytes) transcript of pdf
/ps/access/CCBBBY.pdf
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 9
Unique Identifier:
CCBBCB
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Commentary on Avery and His Work, 1944-2005
SubSeries: Chronological
Folder: 1980-1994
Transcript:
5 March 1987
Dear Josh
Thank you for your letter and the information you sent. I still think very much that although Griffith does distinguish between the enzyme and its product it is still unclear to me whether they could have grasped the transformation experiment as a genetic experiment. There were vague ideas round that time (Haldane) that the genes were autosynthetic catalysts and I suppose that that would make your interpretation of Griffith's sentences consistent. I am very pleased to have the other papers you sent me.
Yours sincerely
Sydney Brenner
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2008-09-09
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