The other codons: Nirenberg and the genetic code
After the easy codons, exact triplets had to be made in order to finish deciphering the rest. Marshall Nirenberg and a group of scientists including Maxine Singer, Marianne Grunberg-Manago, Phil Leder were involved in this process. Har Gobind Khorana also worked on this problem.
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15696. Marshall Nirenberg
Marshall Nirenberg, National Institute of Health, 1960.
15355. Making triplet codons, Marshall Nirenberg
Marshall Nirenberg talks about the contributions of Maxine Singer, Marianne Grunberg-Monago and Phil Leder.
16494. Animation 22: DNA words are three letters long.
Several researchers crack the genetic code.
16511. Biography 22: Marshall Warren Nirenberg (1927- )
Marshall Nirenberg, Har Gobind Khorana, and Robert Holley shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine. Nirenberg and Khorana cracked the genetic code. Holley sequenced and deduced the structure of the first tRNA molecule.
15356. Determining the nucleotide sequences of all RNA codons, Marshall Nirenberg
Marshall Nirenberg talks about Gobind Khorana, who synthesized many of the triplets needed to finish the decoding process.
15353. Figuring out the other codons, Marshall Nirenberg
After decoding the "easy" codons, Marshall Nirenberg talks about his strategy for decoding the rest.
16499. Gallery 22: Har Gobind Khorana, Francis Crick, Marianne Grunberg-Manago, 1966
1966 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on protein synthesis. (L-R) Har Gobind Khorana, Francis Crick, Marianne Grunberg-Manago.
16507. Video 22: Marshall Nirenberg, clip 4
Using charged tRNAs to prove triplet nature of the genetic code, and to determine the base sequences of codons
15653. Asilomar meeting
Asilomar meeting. February 1975. (L to R) Maxine Singer, Norton Zinder, Sydney Brenner, Paul Berg.
16512. Biography 22: Har Gobind Khorana (1922 - )
Har Gobind Khorana, Marshall Nirenberg, and Robert Holley shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine. Nirenberg and Khorana cracked the genetic code. Holley sequenced and deduced the structure of the first tRNA molecule.