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Papers of M H F Wilkins: glass slides of x-ray diffraction photographs of DNA and RNA

King's College London
Date
1950-1965
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K/PP178/2/15
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Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
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Glass slides (most captioned) of x-ray diffraction photographs of DNA and RNA, possibly used for teaching, including: examples of the earliest x-ray diffraction photographs made in the Medical Research Council (MRC) Biophysics Unit, King’s College London, c 1950; examples of DNA from different sources, including sepia and loligo sperm heads (both species of cephalopod), and locust sperm; comparisons between different DNA samples; examples of A, B and C form DNA; wire models of DNA structure; electron microscopy photographs of DNA and RNA; graphs of research data.

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1950-1965

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King's College London

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A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.


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