Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick


Title:
Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick
Creator:
Watson, James D., 1928-
Recipient:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Date:
31 March 1965
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.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 26. Folder: PP/CRI/D/2/45
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of James D. Watson.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Genetic Code
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
Relation:
Letter from Francis Crick to James D. Watson, 1965
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Legacy ID:
SCBBHW
NLM ID:
101584582X107
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966