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The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

Title:
[Pages from Nirenberg's laboratory journal titled "Genetic vs. Neural Codes"] pdf (974,119 Bytes)
[Pages from Nirenberg's laboratory journal titled "Genetic vs. Neural Codes"]
Description:
In 1968, Marshall Nirenberg compared the genetic code to the neural code. These pages from his laboratory journal give detailed examples of his thought process when considering the two codes. Nirenberg writes about the logic, generalizations, and universal aspects of the codes. He also considers the biological basis of memory, the prospect of other codes, and the calculations necessary to predict the number of synapses in the brain.
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
18 (974,119 Bytes)
Date:
1968-03-09 (March 9, 1968)
Creator:
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Marshall W. Nirenberg.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Neurons
Synapses
Genetic Code
Research Design
Exhibit Category:
Transition to Neurobiology, 1965-1969
Box Number: 40
Folder Number: 14
Unique Identifier:
JJBBLM
Accession Number:
2001-030
Document Type:
Laboratory notes
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Series IV: Laboratory Research, 1946-2001
SubSeries: Lab Notes and Notebooks, 1946-2001
SubSubSeries: Transition to Neurobiology, 1966-1976
Folder: [Marshall Nirenberg] A-38 [ideas on neurobiology], 1967-1968
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2007-03-02
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