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"Molecular Disease Lectures"
"Molecular Disease Lectures" November 1970.
Delivered at the State University of New York. [Buffalo?] Produced by the American Chemical Society.

Zuckerkandl's Hemoglobin Research. (2:01)

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Linus Pauling: You know, I had a young man come from France to work with me. A friend of mine, professor of philosophy, said he had a young friend in France who wanted to study. In fact he had worked in the United States in the University of Illinois, but wanted to continue his biological work on oxidation of cells and would I accept him in the laboratory? I said yes, but when he came I talked him into working on hemoglobin because I wasn’t very interested in the Warburg apparatus and what happens with carbon dioxide coming out, and I thought, he seems like a very intelligent young man, surely he’ll get interested in hemoglobin.

We made an agreement that if he would work three months on hemoglobin for me, then we would buy a Warburg apparatus and thermostats and so on, and set him up. Well, he worked five years on hemoglobin. Emile Zuckerkandl is his name.

He has a record. In this book, these big volumes, citation index that some computer gets out, where you can look up somebody’s name and see how many times other people have referred to his publications. Emile, Emile Zuckerkandl occurs with the record for the longest period of publications. Under his name, "Zuckerkandl, Emile," there come publications in Science in 1848, 1853, 1860, 1870, 1888, there's a little gap then, and then starts out again and goes on up to 1969. His grandfather, Emile Zuckerkandl. You see, the computer wasn't programmed to ask how long a man lived.


Creator: Linus Pauling
Associated: Emile Zuckerkandl
Clip ID: 1970v.9-zuckerkandl

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Creator: American Chemical Society
Associated: Linus Pauling

Date: November 1970
Genre: sound
ID: 1970v.9
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