Karl Zimmer

Karl Zimmer

Karl Günter Zimmer (12 July 1911 – 29 February 1988) was a German physicist and radiation biologist, known for his work on the effects of ionizing radiation on DNA. In 1935, he published the major work, Über die Natur der Genmutation und der Genstruktur, with N. V. Timofeev-Resovskij, and Max Delbrück; it was considered to be a major advance in understanding the nature of gene mutation and gene structure. In 1945, he was sent to the Soviet Union to work on their atomic bomb project. In 1955, he left Russia and eventually went to West Germany.

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Karl Zimmer - Bibliography
... Zimmer, Strahlentherapie Volume 142, Number 1, 124-5 (1971) Hentschel, Klaus (editor) and Ann M. 1996) ISBN 0-8176-5312-0 Herrlich, Peter Karl Gunther Zimmer (1911-1988) Radiation Research Volume 116, Number 1, 178-180 (1988) Maddrell, Paul Spying on Science Western ...

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