Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick


Title:
Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick
Description:
After a visit to the laboratory of Gobind Khorana, Watson here summarized what was known of the genetic code in the spring of 1965, which triplets had been conclusively mapped to their respective amino acids and which still needed to be assigned. The 5' and the 3' end mark the opposite sides from which the two strands of the double helix of DNA run.
Extent:
2 pages
Date Created:
31 March 1965
Creator:
Watson, James D. (James D. Watson)
Recipient:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Source:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Right Type:
Permission Granted - No Conditions
Right Statement:
Reproduced with permission of James D. Watson.
Subject:
Genetic Code
Profiles in Science ID:
SCBBHW
NLM ID:
101584582X107
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Box: 26. Folder: PP/CRI/D/2/45