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Of URFS and ORFS: A Primer

Russell F. Doolittle University of California, San Diego

ISBN: 978-0-935702-54-5
Copyright 1987
103 pages, Paper


Table of Contents

1. Searching Through Data Banks
2. So You Found Something!
3. Clocks and Trees
4. ORFS: Structure-Function Aspects
5. Synthetic Peptide Antigens
Appendices: A. Glutaraldehyde Method; B. MBS Method; C. BDB Method; D. Carbodiimide Method


“Doolittle’s little book is a very readable primer and is strongly recommended to those entering the field. The computer algorithms, chemistry, and immunology are remarkable products of the technology revolution in biology.”

Russell F. Doolittle University of California, San Diego

Russell F. Doolittle is an emeritus professor at the University of California, San Diego, where he has spent most of his long career. Her received his PhD in biochemistry from Harvard University in 1962. His research interests have centered on the structure and evolution of proteins in general and, more particularly, on blood clotting proteins, an interest he developed while a graduate student at Harvard. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

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