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Unformatted text preview: This time, the bacteria died and failed to transform concluding the fact that DNA was the transforming factor. 3. Bacteria release hereditary information into cells, so that the bacteria can continue to reproduce. Hershey and Chase coated the protein with radioactive sulfur coats while they coated the DNA with radioactive phosphorus. When the hereditary information entered the cell, the protein coats remained outside the cell while the DNA entered the cells. This proved that DNA did indeed carry the hereditary material....
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- Spring '09