All Documents and Media
Letter from Linus Pauling to Max Perutz. March 29, 1953.
Pauling writes to clarify a misunderstanding as to the provenance of the idea of coiled-coils in protein structures. Pauling
provides a detailed summary of his development of the idea which, in his opinion, proves that he did not appropriate a similar
idea of Francis Crick's. Transcript.
Creator: Linus Pauling
Recipient: Max Perutz
Associated: Francis Crick, University of Cambridge, John Kendrew, Julian Huxley, Nature
Date: March 29, 1953
Copyright: More Information