Letter from Francis Crick to H. Gobind Khorana


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to H. Gobind Khorana
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Khorana, Har Gobind, 1922-2011
Date:
4 November 1966
Description:
In this detailed letter, Crick described ongoing work in his laboratory, particularly on nonsense codons, triplet sequences that do not code for amino acids but for the termination of the polypeptide chain in protein synthesis.
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 the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Genetic Code
Format:
Text
Extent:
3 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:
SCBBGS
NLM ID:
101584582X83
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966