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How Molecular Biology came about? Microscopic biology began in 1665 Robert Hooke (1635-1703) discovered organisms are made up of cells Matthias Schleiden (1804- 1881) and Theodor Schwann (1810-1882) further expanded the study of cells in 1830s • Robert Hooke • Theodor Schwann • Matthias Schleiden
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Major events in the history of Molecular Biology 1800 - 1870 1865 Gregor Mendel discover the basic rules of heredity of garden pea. – An individual organism has two alternative heredity units for a given trait ( dominant trait v.s. recessive trait ) 1869 Johann Friedrich Miescher discovered DNA and named it nuclein. Mendel: The Father of Genetics Johann Miescher
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Major events in the history of Molecular Biology 1880 - 1900 1881 Edward Zacharias showed chromosomes are composed of nuclein. 1899 Richard Altmann renamed nuclein to nucleic acid. By 1900 , chemical structures of all 20 amino acids had been identified
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Major events in the history of Molecular Biology 1900-1911 1902 - Emil Hermann Fischer wins Nobel prize: showed amino acids are linked and
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