campbl16 - The Hereditary Material 1. Chromosomes consist...

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The Hereditary Material 1. Chromosomes consist of both DNA and Protein 2. DNA was discovered before its role in heredity was understood 3. People had a sense that chromosomes embodied inheritance before they understood that DNA was the hereditary material 4. People did not want to believe that DNA was the hereditary material since it is not complex enough 5. Instead, people believed that proteins must be the hereditary material—they were wrong 6. Transformation (I.e., Griffith’s experiment, which is mediated by DNA) was discovered before it was understood that it was mediated by DNA
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Griffith’s Experiment (1928)
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Avery, MacLeod, McCarty (1944) Discovery that DNA was the Transforming Principle Hi, I’m Oswald Avery. I figured out that the transforming principle is DNA!
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Avery, MacLeod, McCarty (1944) Colin M. MacLeod, Maclyn McCarty, Detlev Wulf Bronk, Theodosius Dobzhansky, and Wendell M. Stanley Hi, I’m Colin M. MacLeod
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