DNA - the genetic material

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1. Oswald Avery, Maclyn McCarty and Colin MacLoad made advancements on Griffith's experiment by determining that ___

  • The substance causing the transfromation of R to virulent S was DNA
  • The offspring of the parents often contained the same genes
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2. Although the generalisation is that DNA is the genetic material in organisms, the exception lies in _________

  • Viruses as the genetic material is RNA
  • Archaea as the genetic material is RNA

3. Rotaviruses are viruses that have ________ RNA

  • Double stranded
  • Single stranded

4. Who discovered a weak acid abundant in the nuclei in 1869, that later turned out to be DNA

  • Fredrich Miescher
  • Gregor Mendel

5. A virus that attacks bacteria is called a _________

  • Bacteriaeater
  • Bacteriophage
  • Bacteriovirus


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