On Excitation of Biological Substances


Title:
On Excitation of Biological Substances
Creator:
Steele, Richard H.
Szent-Gyorgyi, Albert, 1893-1986
Date:
15 June 1957
Description:
During the 1950s, Szent-Gyorgyi began exploring the physical properties of biological substances (a field he called bioenergetics, electronic biology, or sub-molecular biology). In this study, he and Richard Steele tested the optical properties (e.g., fluorescence) of the structural proteins in animal lenses, six different amino acids, in adenine and several of its derivatives, including adenosine triphosphate (ATP), DNA and RNA, and several other substances.
Periodical:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Rights:
Reprinted with permission from the National Foundation for Cancer Research. For additional copies or more information, please call 1-800-321-CURE or visit our Web site at and http://www.nfcr.org/
Genre:
Articles
Subject:
Energy Metabolism
Format:
Text
Extent:
15 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Periodical. Steele, Richard H., and Albert Szent-Gyorgyi. "On Excitation of Biological Substances." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 43, 6 (15 June 1957): 477-491. Article. 15 Images.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Legacy ID:
WGBBHR
NLM ID:
101584924X119
Profiles Collection:
The Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Papers
Story Section:
The Institute for Muscle Research, 1947-1972