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1

he found a chemical called nuclein that would lay the backbone to the discovery of nucleic acid

What did Johann Friedrich Miescher do?

2

he worked with S-Strain and R-Strain bacteria to conclude that the S-Strain passed genetic material to R-Strain

What did Frederick Griffith do?

3

they injected bacteria with radioactive material to conclude that DNA is the genetic material

What did Hershey and Chase do?

4

1. The amount of A, T, G, and C in DNA varies from species to species
2. A=T and G=C

What did Erwin and Chargaff figure out?

5

Adenine and Guanine are ________ bases

purine

6

Thymine and Cytosine are ________ bases

pyrimidine

7

Purine bases are _____ ringed

doubled

8

Pyrimidine bases are _____ ringed

single