Letter from H. Gobind Khorana to Francis Crick


Title:
Letter from H. Gobind Khorana to Francis Crick
Creator:
Khorana, Har Gobind, 1922-2011
Recipient:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Date:
12 April 1969
Description:
In this letter Khorana reported on recent work in his laboratory on alanine tRNA in yeast and in the bacterium E-coli, as well as on the TAG codon in DNA, which becomes UAG during transcription into RNA and which codes for the termination of a polypeptide chain.. The "commotion of last fall" mentioned in the first paragraph referred to the award of a share of the 1968 Nobel Prize to Khorana.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 9. Folder: PP/CRI/D/1/1/11
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of H. Gobind Khorana.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Genetic Code and RNA
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 pages
Relation:
Letter from Francis Crick to H. Gobind Khorana, 1969
Letter from Francis Crick to H. Gobind Khorana, 1969
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:
SCBBGL
NLM ID:
101584582X77
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Embryology and the Organization of DNA in Higher Organisms, 1966-1976