Letter from Charles Yanofsky to Francis Crick


Title:
Letter from Charles Yanofsky to Francis Crick
Creator:
Yanofsky, Charles S.
Recipient:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Date:
10 May 1965
Description:
In this letter Yanofsky reported results of experiments with DNA that, after undergoing either a spontaneous mutation in its order of nucleotides or a mutation induced by ultraviolet light, no longer coded for the amino acid that it originally specified in the polypeptide, but rather for a different amino acid.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 36. Folder: PP/CRI/E/1/13/10
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Charles Yanofsky.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Genetic Code
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 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:
SCBBDD
NLM ID:
101584582X34
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966