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The Francis Crick Papers

Title:
"Origin of the Genetic Code" [Editorial letter] pdf (84,415 Bytes) ocr (3,221 Bytes)
"Origin of the Genetic Code" [Editorial letter]
Description:
In this letter to the editor of Nature Crick outlined a theory of how the genetic code for proteins might have evolved through incorporation of additional amino acids, followed by natural selection. Crick envisioned that the genetic code had undergone three evolutionary stages, from a primitive to a final code.
Crick maintained a life-long interest in evolution and the origins of life, which he believed would have to be explained if mankind was to develop a rational, scientific view of the world.
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (84,415 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
14 January 1967
Creator:
Crick, Francis
Source:
Periodical: Crick, Francis. "Origin of the Genetic Code" [Editorial letter]. Nature 213, ([14 January 1967]): 119. Article. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image.
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Nature Publishing Group.
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Exhibit Category:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966
Unique Identifier:
SCBCBV
Document Type:
Articles
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Folder: [Selected articles collected by NLM]
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2009-02-09
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