Gallery 21: Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson

Brenner congratulates Meselson on the success of their experiment and proposes other possible experiments.

Sydney Brenne, Matt Meselson, experiments

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16479. Gallery 21: Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson (2)

(Page 2 of 2) Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson trying to arrange a visit to Meselson's lab. Meselson forwarded the letter to George 'Beets' Beadle, department chair, to request financial assistance for Brenner.

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16481. Gallery 21: Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson (3)

(Page 1 of 2) Sydney Brenner's letter to Matt Meselson where he lays out the experiment for mRNA isolation.

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16482. Gallery 21: Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson

(page 2 of 2) Sydney Brenner's letter to Matt Meselson where he lays out the experiment for mRNA isolation.

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15877. The RNA experiment

Sydney Brenner, Francois Jacob and Matt Meselson's experiment showed that RNA was a copy of the information in DNA. As a messenger, RNA transported the information from the nucleus to the protein-making machinery in the cell.

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16478. Gallery 21: Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson (1)

(Page 1 of 2) Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson trying to arrange a visit to Meselson's lab. Meselson forwarded the letter to George 'Beets' Beadle, department chair, to request financial assistance for Brenner.

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15330. Messenger RNA, Matthew Meselson

Matt Meselson also had a hand in Sydney Brenner's RNA experiment. He talks about the experiment and how they waited for James Watson's group to finished their RNA work before publishing.

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16449. Gallery 20: Matt Meselson, 1958

1958, Matt Meselson at Caltech.

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16451. Gallery 20: Matt Meselson, 1999

Matt Meselson at Harvard, 1999.

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15879. Semi-conservative replication

Matt Meselson and Frank Stahl's

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15880. Models of DNA replication

Three different models of DNA replication were proposed. Matt Meselson and Frank Stahl's experiment supported only one of the models.

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