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"Creating Life in the Test Tube," 1959-1970
Letter from Arthur Kornberg to Andre Lwoff (October 6, 1960)
Paris, le 27 septembre 1960
I am now preparing a "Leeuwenhoek Lecture" which I have to give on November the third in London (Royal Society). The
title is "viral functions". I have heard from Francois Jacob that you have discovered that a "new" D.N.A.
polymerase is produced as a result of bacteriophage infection. Is this discovery sent to press? If so, could I have the privilege
to read the manuscript or at least the summary? and what is the reference? If it is not sent to press may I quote it? In the
case you would agree, could you give me a few lines and tell me how it should be quoted and who are the authors.