Letter from Rudolph J. Anderson to Florence R. Sabin
Anderson responds to Sabin's request for proofreading, and comments that popular coverage of research is often annoying.
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1929-04-29 (April 29, 1929)
Anderson, Rudolph J.
Sabin, Florence R.
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Letter from Florence R. Sabin to Rudolph J. Anderson (April 27, 1929)
Anderson, Rudolph J., #12
Dear Doctor Sabin,
Your chart is all right I think, with the exception of the position of the Polysaccharide. Its present position would indicate
that it is a cleavage product of the phosphatide--whereas it is an original cell constituent that was present in the alcohol-ether
I think it would be better if you could list it at the bottom of your chart in a separate compartment in the same manner as
you have done with the living and dead tubercle bacilli at the beginning of the chart.
Under separate cover I am sending you 250 mg. of the polysaccharide.
As to the newspaper coverage, you may remember that I have already had TWO experiences of a very trying nature. One of the
undesirable features of newspaper stories of scientific work is the number of letters that come. I enclose one that came a
day or two ago. Undoubtedly you have had many of a similar nature.