Letter from Francis Crick to Aaron Klug [letter 1]


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Aaron Klug [letter 1]
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Klug, Aaron
Date:
27 April 1977
Description:
In his letter Crick drew on his broad knowledge of X-ray crystallography in commenting on Klug's recent hypotheses regarding the three-dimensional configuration of atoms within nucleosomes, compounds of chromosomal DNA and histones (proteins that have a structural or scaffolding function) that appear like beads on a string under the electron microscope.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 23. Folder: PP/CRI/D/2/18
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:
DNA, Nucleosomes, and Crystallography, X-Ray
Format:
Text
Extent:
3 pages
Relation:
Letter from Francis Crick to Aaron Klug [letter 2], 1977
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:
SCBBQM
NLM ID:
101584582X236
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
From Molecular Biology to Neurobiology, 1976-2004