Additional Resources

Web Resources

Nobel Web AB. The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1959. The Nobel Foundation.

University of California. Biochemistry at Stanford, Biotechnology at DNAX: Arthur Kornberg. Oral History.

Manuscript Collections

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Guide to the Arthur Kornberg Papers, 1938-1987.


Kornberg, Arthur. Germ Stories. New York: University Science Books, 2007.

Kornberg, Arthur. The Golden Helix: Inside Biotech Ventures. Sausalito, CA: University Science Books, 1995.

Kornberg, Arthur, and Tania A. Baker. DNA Replication. 2nd ed. New York: W. H. Freeman and Co., 1992.

Kornberg, Arthur. Genetic Chemistry and the Future of Medicine. San Diego: University of San Diego Press, 1990.

Kornberg, Arthur. For the Love of Enzymes: The Odyssey of a Biochemist. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Kornberg, Arthur. DNA Replication. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Co., 1980.

Kornberg, Arthur. DNA Synthesis. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Co., 1974.

Korberg, Arthur. Enzymatic Synthesis of DNA. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 1961.



Kornberg, Arthur. "Biologic Synthesis of Deoxyribonucleic Acid." Science 131, no. 3412 (20 May 1960): 1503-1508.


Kaguni, Jon M., Robert S. Fuller, and Arthur Kornberg. "Enzymatic Replication of E. coli Chromosomal Origin is Bidirectional." Nature 296, no. 5858 (15 April 1982): 623-627.

Kornberg, Arthur. "The Two Cultures: Chemistry and Biology." Biochemistry 26, no. 22 (3 November 1987): 6888-6891.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Never a Dull Enzyme." Annual Review of Biochemistry 58 (July 1989): 1-30.


Kornberg, Arthur. "Science is Great, But Scientists are Still People." Science 257, no. 5072 (14 August 1992): 859.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Severo Ochoa (1905-93)." Nature 366, no. 6454 (2 December 1993): 408.

Anfinsen, Christian, Julius Axelrod, Paul Berg, Allan Conney, Bernard Horecker, Ronald Kaback, Arthur Kornberg, et. al. "Wrong Move." Nature 373, no. 6511 (19 January 1995): 184.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Science in the Stationary Phase." Science 269, no. 5232 (29 September 1995): 1799.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Fifty Years Ago: The State of Biochemistry." FASEB Journal 9, no. 14 (November 1995): 1497-1498.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Chemistry -- The lingua franca of the Medical and Biological Sciences." Chemistry and Biology 3, no. 1 (January 1996): 3-5.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Science and Medicine at the Millennium." Biochemical and Molecular Medicine 61, no. 2 (August 1997): 121-126.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Centenary of the Birth of Modern Chemistry." FASEB Journal 11, no. 14 (December 1997): 1209-1214.

Kornberg, Arthur. "The NIH Did It!" Science 278, no. 5345 (12 December 1997): 1863.


Kornberg, Arthur. "Public Funding of Understanding Nature." IUBMB Life 51, no. 2 (2001): 71-72.

Kornberg, Arthur. "How I Became a Biochemist." IUBMB Life 53, no. 3 (2002): 185-186.

Kornberg, Arthur. "Biochemistry Matters." Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 11, no. 6 (2004): 493.

Altman, Sidney, Bonnie L. Bassler, John Beckwith, Marlene Belfort, Howard C. Berg, Barry Bloom, Jean E. Brenchley, et al. "An Open Letter to Elias Zerhouni." Science 307, no. 5714 (4 March 2005): 1409-1410.