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Letter from Jerry Donohue to Linus Pauling. December 15, 1952.
Donohue writes to provide Pauling with the details of "three more satisfactory helices"
that Donohue has derived in his work on the structure of proteins. Donohue adds that
he would like to continue testing his experimental methods using the interatomic distance
data that Pauling generated during his research on the the alpha-helix. Donohue also
notes that, though the Colorado position appears to be more of a possibility, he would
prefer to return to Caltech. In closing, Donohue reports of Francis Crick's embarassment
at the sloppy timing of Nature's publication of Pauling's alpha-keratin letter and
also mentions Arndt and Riley's recent work on oriented fibrous insulin. Transcript.
Creator: Jerry Donohue
Recipient: Linus Pauling
Associated: Francis Crick, John Kendrew, Max Perutz, W.L. Bragg, Barbara Low, D.P. Riley, Wendell
M. Stanley, Fritz Arndt, Herbert (Freddie) Gutfreund, Journal of the American Chemical
Date: December 15, 1952
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