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International Organisations, 1963-1979

MS. Eng. c. 2570
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International Union of Biochemistry (IUB).

Folder K.42. Standing Committee on International Symposia. Correspondence, on themes, dates, frequency, level of participation etc. of proposed symposia, conducted 1963-1969 with P. Handler, Chairman of the Committee until 1969 when he resigned on his election to the Presidency of the US National Academy of Sciences.

Folder K.43. Commission on Biological Nomenclature (CBN). Polypeptide Conformation. Correspondence 1965-1975 with officers of CBN, members of Subcommission and colleagues on drafts, amendments and publication arrangements for the proposed, and for the eventual document which appeared as "Abbreviations and Symbols for the Description of the Conformation of Polypeptide Chains" in J. molec. Biol., Biochim. Biophys. Acta., Biochemistry, Arch Biochem. Biophys. Also included is brief correspondence 1964, with M.F. Perutz, on protein sub-unit nomenclature.

Folder K.44. Commission on Biological Nomenclature (CBN). Polynucleotides. Kendrew's manuscript notes, correspondence September 1969 - May 1974 on organisation, members and consultants (of both polynucleotides and polysaccharides subcommissions), Kendrew's letter of resignation 27 April 1971, continuing correspondence and drafts to 1974 and 1978-1979.

Folder K.45. Commission on Biological Nomenclature (CBN). Polysaccharides. Brief manuscript notes by Kendrew, correspondence September 1969 - August 1975 on organisation, membership and consultants of subcommission, drafts and comments.


  • Creation: 1963-1979


4 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2570

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/K.42-45

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