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Nirenberg, Marshall W.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Marshall Nirenberg papers

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2010-005

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Additional awards, records and correspondence kept by Dr. Nirenberg at his homes. Genetic code experiment laboratory notebooks (1962-1969) created by Levin while a postdoctoral fellow in Nirenberg's lab.

Dates: 1950-2008

Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

Identifier: MS C 566

Marshall W. Nirenberg is best known for his work on deciphering the genetic code by discovering the unique code words for the twenty major amino acids that make-up DNA, for which he won the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1968. This collection of correspondence, laboratory administrative and research materials, and publications documents Nirenberg's career as a researcher in biochemical genetics at the National Institutes of Health.

Dates: 1937-2003 (bulk 1957-1997)

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Amino Acid Sequence 1
Codon 1
Neurobiology 1
Neuroblastoma 1