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The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

Title:
[Draft of speech to the American College of Physicians and Surgeons] pdf (110,439 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Draft of speech to the American College of Physicians and Surgeons]
Description:
The top right corner of document reads: "American College Physicians and Surgeons San Francisco" In this handwritten draft of a speech given at the ACPS circa 1967, Nirenberg covers the topics of protein synthesis, approaches to defining nucleotide sequences of codons, and the accuracy, logic, and plasticity of the code.
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (110,439 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
ca. 1967
Creator:
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Marshall W. Nirenberg.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Codon
Exhibit Category:
Translating the Code of Life and the Nobel Prize, 1962-1968
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 2
Unique Identifier:
JJBBKH
Accession Number:
2001-020
Document Type:
Speeches
Drafts (documents)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Poor
Series: Series I: Personal and Biographical, 1945-2000
SubSeries: Other Awards and Honors, 1962-1988
Folder: [American College of Physicians and Surgeons Award (San Francisco, CA)] [includes notes for speech], [1967 Apr]
Transcript:
American College Physicians and Surgeons San Francisco
1. Two experimental approaches were devised to translate the codes.
We were able to down that
Protein synthesis is dependent upon messenger RNA and that add-free protein synthesis[?] could be directed.
By synthetic RNA[?]
[END PAGE ONE]
[BEGIN PAGE TWO]
These approaches were used to define nucleotide sequences of codes[?]. The results have shown that the code is a logical, flexible code. The translation can be attained by modifying part of the translation apparatus, such as TRNA, coordinating [?] enzymes [ . . . ] and [ . . . ]
Accuracy is achieved by arranging the language so that frequent errors either have similar meetings or server special functions.
So examples of the Rogue and plasticity of the code will be shown in the next few slides.
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2010-08-18
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