Molecular Scientists

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Phoebus LeveneIsolated DNA and RNA and studied their properties
Gregor MendelUsed pea plants to study inheritance of traits
Fred Griffith transforming principle: genetic information that can be transferred. In 1928, Fred Griffith discovered that dead pathogenic (disease-causing) bacteria could pass on their pathogenic properties to live non-pathogenic bacteria
Chargaffin DNA, the amount of adenine is always equal to the amount of thymine and the amount of guanine is always equal to the amount of cytosine.
Franklin & WIlkinsfound two distinct but regular repeating patterns in the structure of DNA
Hershey & Chasefinally demonstrated that DNA was the genetic material
Watson & Crickdeveloped the current model of DNA structure
MclintockStudied jumping genes

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