Stop or go: an experiment in genetics

United States, 1960

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A documentation of an experiment which successfully analysed the genetic code of a mutant virus. Dr Norton Zinder and his colleagues at Rockefeller University, New York City, are shown as they separate the mutant viruses from non-mutants, grow new generations of the mutants, extract the mutants’ genetic materials, and test whether or not this material will manufacture a certain protein known as the coat protein.

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National Educational Television

producer/director

Bert Shapiro

Duration

00:29:07:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

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