Comments on some of the prevailing theories of the time and Phoebus Levene's basic hypothesis
Phoebus Levene, circa 1930.
Phoebus Levene's contributions -- the distinction between DNA and RNA.
The work of Erwin Chargaff and how it contributed to the downfall of Levene's tetranucleotide theory.
Phoebus Levene was an organic chemist in the early 1900's. He is perhaps best known for his incorrect tetranucleotide hypothesis of DNA.
Did Levene's tetranucleotide theory affect the development of ideas in the field of nucleic acid research?
Explore tetranucleotide combinations.
Levene working in the lab.
Levene's laboratory at the Rockefeller Institute.
Levene's laboratory at the Rockefeller Institute, 1922.