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DNA_BioCP - The Hershey-Chase experiment: phages What did...

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The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
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Friedrich Meischer First to isolate DNA from cells in the lat 1800’s Believed that if more was known about DNA then science would know much more about life’s storage mechanism However no one believed him
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What did Griffith show?
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Oswald Avery and Colin MacLeod (1944) Built upon Griffith’s experiment To test whether protein was the transforming factor, they treated Griffith's mixture of heat-treated deadly strain and live harmless strain with protein- destroying enzymes The bacterial colonies grown from the mixture were still deadly or transformed.
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Unformatted text preview: The Hershey-Chase experiment: phages What did The Hershey-Chase experiment show? Chargaffs rule Erwin Chargaff- biochemist the amount of adenine present always equals the amount of thymine, and the amount of guanine always equals the amount of cytosine. A = T C = G Rosalind Franklin Using x-ray crystallography figured out the size and dimensions of the DNA Watson and Crick: 1953 DNA Structure DNA Replication-DNA polymerase and Helicase Transcription and Translation Transcription and Translation...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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