Delbrück, Max

SKU: 8000153

Sale priceSFr.425,00


Autograph letter signed, two pages (both sides), 8,5 x 11 inch, `California Institute of Technology` stationery, Pasadena (California), 18.10.1977, to Dr. E. B. Kearney in San Francisco - concerning rf reduction and uptake, written and signed in black ink "M. Delbrück", with two horizontal letter folds - in nearly very fine condition. 

 In parts:

 "Dear Dr. Kearney:

There is one item of observation I failed to mention in our discussion which may be relevant to the Rf uptake mysteries, especially to the question of obligatory coupling of Rf reduction and uptake. ... I then tested whether cys or met slowed down the utilization of Rf in the riboflorin auxotroph. (They did (cys especially). ..."

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(1906-1981) German–American biophysicist, helped launch the molecular biology research program in the late 1930s. He shared the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Year of Birth: 1906

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