Letter from Fritz Lipmann to Francis and Odile Crick


Title:
Letter from Fritz Lipmann to Francis and Odile Crick
Creator:
Lipmann, Fritz (Fritz Albert), 1899-1986
Recipient:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004 and Crick, Odile
Date:
16 June 1976
Description:
Lipmann here raised the question of whether evolutionary changes were chance events or were produced by biochemical mechanisms. Lipmann cited as an example for the latter the symbiosis of microorganisms, as in the phagocytosis (the engulfing) of bacteria by primitive cells.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 12. Folder: PP/CRI/D/1/2/7
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Stephen Lipmann.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Biological Evolution
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 pages
Relation:
Letter from Francis and Odile Crick to Fritz Lipmann, 1976
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:
SCBBMT
NLM ID:
101584582X181
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Embryology and the Organization of DNA in Higher Organisms, 1966-1976