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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
- Part of
- Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
- Archives and manuscripts
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About this work
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, Kings 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.
King's College London
Location of duplicates
A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.