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.

Sydney Brenner, Matt Meselson, experiment , 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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16477. Gallery 21: Letter from Sydney Brenner to Matt Meselson

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

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15877. The RNA experiment

Sydney Brenner, François 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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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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15274. The production of messenger RNA, François Jacob

François Jacob, Sydney Brenner and Matt Meselson worked on the role of mRNA. An on/off switch involving mRNA seemed a logical control point for protein production.

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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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16491. Biography 21: Sydney Brenner (1927 - )

Sydney Brenner showed that mRNA was the unstable intermediate that carried the message from DNA to the ribosomes.

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16466. Biography 20: Matthew Stanley Meselson (1930- )

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16449. Gallery 20: Matt Meselson, 1958

1958, Matt Meselson at Caltech.

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