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:
15 April 1965
Description:
In this letter Khorana reported results for elucidating the genetic code he obtained by using intricate biochemical methods to make long strands of RNA with predetermined, simple, repeating sequences such as UCUCUCU . . . , which he found coded for a polypeptide consisting of serine-leucine-serine-leucine, etc.
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:
3 pages
Relation:
Letter from Francis Crick to H. Gobind Khorana, 1965
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:
SCBBGV
NLM ID:
101584582X85
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966