Genetics: Genetic Information and the Control of Protein Structure and Function

Margery W. Shaw, M.D.
Arch Intern Med. 1961;108(1):165-166. doi:10.1001/archinte.1961.03620070167026.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


This review concerns the published transactions of the first of five scheduled conferences on genetics, held under the auspices of the Josiah Macy, Jr., Foundation. These multidisciplinary meetings were organized by ex-Macy Medical Director Frank Fremont-Smith and Chairman James V Neel, who head an impressive list of conference participants. For the reader who is not acquainted with the format of the Macy conference transactions—beware! In this particular publication you are given a box seat to watch the performance of 25 outstanding authorities in genetics and biochemistry only to find that the three-act play you are about to witness was written in a language only vaguely resembling everyday English. If you are well grounded in the vocabulary of the nucleic acid and protein chemists as well as that of the microbial and hemoglobin geneticists, and have kept up with the recent developments in these fields, then you will conclude that the


Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).
Submit a Comment


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Web of Science® Times Cited: 139

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.