Additional Resources

Web Resources

Nobel Web AB. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1972. The Nobel Foundation.

Manuscript Collections

The National Library of Medicine. History of Medicine Division. Finding Aid to the Christian Anfinsen Papers, 1939-1999 (bulk 1964-1999).


Wiegel, Jurgen, and Michael W. Adams, eds. Thermophiles: The Keys to Molecular Evolution and the Origin of Life? London: Taylor & Francis, 1998.

Schechter, Alan M., Ann Dean, Robert F. Goldberger, eds. The Impact of Protein Chemistry on the Biomedical Sciences. Orlando, FL: Academic Press, 1984.


Anfinsen, Christian B. "Principles that Govern the Folding of Protein Chains." Science 181, no. 4096 (20 July 1973): 223-230.

King, Jonathan. "The Unfolding Puzzle of Protein Folding." Technology Review 96 (May/June 1993): 54-61.

Govindarajan, Sridhar, and Richard A. Goldstein. "On the Thermodynamic Hypothesis of Protein Folding." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 95, no. 10 (May 1998): 5545-5549.