This letter refers to Hershey's efforts to use bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, to study the kinetics--the
rate and mechanisms--of immune reactions. The bacteriologist, geneticist, and 1969 Nobel Laureate asked Heidelberger for
a critical review of a draft paper.
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10 April 1941
Hershey, A. D.
Washington University School of Medicine
Courtesy of Michael Heidelberger.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Antigens and Antibodies: Heidelberger and The Rise of Quantitative Immunochemistry, 1928-1954
Letter from Michael Heidelberger to A. D. Hershey (April 28, 1941)
Letter from A. D. Hershey to Michael Heidelberger (May 1, 1941)