Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Doolittle (Russell) Biochemistry Laboratory Records
MSS 0077  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (239.37 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
The records (1971-1998) of Dr. Russell F. Doolittle's biochemistry laboratory at the University of California, San Diego include notebooks related to the first determination of the complete sequence of amino acids in the human fibrinogen molecule, paper files for the amino acid sequences contained in the protein sequence data bank called NEWAT, as well as other research, correspondence and Protein Society files.
Background
Dr. Russell F. Doolittle, professor of chemistry at the University of California, San Diego, headed a campus science laboratory that conducts research in the evolutionary and structural aspects of proteins. In 1979, Doolittle's laboratory successfully analyzed the structure of the amino acid sequence for the human fibrinogen molecule.
Extent
87.4 Linear feet (83 records cartons, 8 archives boxes, 16 oversize folders and 1 art bin item)