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. A virus that attacks bacteria is called a _________

  • Bacteriaeater
  • Bacteriophage
  • Bacteriovirus

3. Retroviruses use reverse transcription of RNA into DNA and are known to have their genetic material permanantley incorporated into the host's DNA

  • True
  • False

4. Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase demonstrated that ______

  • DNA and not protein is responsible for directing the reproduction of phage T2 infected E.coli cells
  • The substance causing the transfromation of R to virulent S was DNA

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

  • Fredrich Miescher
  • Gregor Mendel

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