Video 22: Marshall Nirenberg, clip 5

Marshall Nirenberg is a member of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.

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Doing the experiments to determine whether the genetic code is universal, and their subsequent philosophical impact.

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Finding out he won the Nobel prize.

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Discovering that polyU directs the synthesis of polyPhenylalanine.

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Working out the base compositions for the codons in the genetic code.

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Using charged tRNAs to prove triplet nature of the genetic code, and to determine the base sequences of codons

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16504. Video 22: Marshall Nirenberg, clip 1

Explaining the experiment to determine the RNA able to direct the synthesis of proteins.

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16511. Biography 22: Marshall Warren Nirenberg (1927- )

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15696. Marshall Nirenberg

Marshall Nirenberg, National Institute of Health, 1960.

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16737. Gallery 36: Igor Dawid

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954. Causes, Smoking, all sections

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