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Doolittle (Russell) Biochemistry Laboratory Records
MSS 0077  
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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.
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.
87.4 Linear feet (83 records cartons, 8 archives boxes, 16 oversize folders and 1 art bin item)