Video 24: Richard Roberts, clip 6
Rich Roberts is Director of Research for New England Biolabs, one of the first commercial sources for restriction enzymes that is today a leading supplier of molecular biology reagents.
new england biolabs, molecular biology, reagents, restriction enzymes
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Describing the early work purifying restriction enzymes.
Describing the set up of the electron micrograph experiments.
How Richard Roberts first became interested in restriction enzymes - hearing a talk by Dan Nathans.
Describing the early experimental evidence for "interrupted" RNA transcripts that went on to suggest the subsequent electron micrograph studies.
Performing the electron micrograph DNA/RNA hybridizations, and seeing the results.
Richard Roberts and Phil Sharp shared the 1993 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the split gene theory.
Rich Roberts in his office at New England Biolabs, 1999.
Genetic engineering: inserting new DNA into a plasmid vector.
Restriction enzymes can bind to and cut DNA at specific sites.
A representation of a restriction enzyme cutting DNA.