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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Credits

production company

National Educational Television

producer/director

Bert Shapiro

Duration

00:29:07:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013486

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Genetics - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical genetics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine, Experimental

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Viral genetics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Virus diseases

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Genetic engineering - experiments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Genetics - Research

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mutation (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Proteins - Synthesis

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Experiments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Viral genetics

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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