Letter from Francis Crick to W. Traub


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to W. Traub
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Traub, W.
Date:
2 January 1970
Description:
Crick here reviewed his work with Alexander Rich on collagen during the 1950s. Collagens make up a family of proteins that share a triple-helical shape (three strands of a polypeptide chain wound around one another, corkscrew-like) and that are a major structural component of connective tissue, giving it strength and flexibility.
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:
Collagen
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 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:
SCBBMK
NLM ID:
101584582X173
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Embryology and the Organization of DNA in Higher Organisms, 1966-1976