Letter from Francis Crick to Howard M. Temin


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Howard M. Temin
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Temin, Howard M.
Date:
17 September 1970
Description:
In this letter Crick further refined his sequence hypothesis (that genetic information is encoded in the sequence of the bases of DNA) and the Central Dogma (that sequence information from nucleic acid used to form a protein can never flow back from the protein to the nucleic acid) as they apply to protein synthesis, embryology, antibodies, and the nervous system.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 11. Folder: PP/CRI/D/1/1/19
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Molecular Biology and DNA
Format:
Text
Extent:
4 pages
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:
SCBBMD
NLM ID:
101584582X168
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Embryology and the Organization of DNA in Higher Organisms, 1966-1976