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The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Marshall W. Nirenberg pdf (49,341 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Francis Crick to Marshall W. Nirenberg
Description:
Crick congratulates Nirenberg on winning the Nobel Prize and uncovering more triplets.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (49,341 Bytes)
Date:
1962-12-05 (December 5, 1962)
Creator:
Crick, Francis
Recipient:
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Francis Crick.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Nobel Prize
Exhibit Category:
Synthetic RNA and the Poly-U Experiments, 1959-1962
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Francis Crick to Marshall W. Nirenberg (December 5, 1962) (in The Francis Crick Papers) pdf (67,953 Bytes) transcript of pdf
/ps/access/SCBBSR.pdf
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 33
Unique Identifier:
JJBBGJ
Accession Number:
2001-009
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Series II: Correspondence, 1953-1993
Folder: General, 1953-1977
Transcript:
5th December, 1962.
Dear Marshall,
Very many thanks for your congratulations on the Nobel prize and for your most interesting preprint. I had one from Severo at about the same time, and was delighted to find that both of you are uncovering more triplets. We are all intrigued by your reference to "quantative work . . . shows that some codewords are triplets" and look forward to seeing the data. I wish I could get to the bottom of the degeneracy - it's clearly not random but what it is baffles me.
Did you ever write that article for Scientific American?
Yours ever,
Francis
F.H.C. Crick
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2008-07-17
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