Flashcards in LECTURE 7 MOLECULAR GENETICS Deck (6)
What experiments convinced Scientists DNA was the genetic material?
Transformation: Griffith (1928)
Avery, McCarty, and MacLeod – 1944
Hershey and Chase, 1952
How might DNA be synthesized?
- Conservative model
- Semiconservative model
What is the structure of DNA?
•Antiparallel Double Helix
•Specific Base Pairing
What did the structure of DNA suggest?
it suggested the semiconservative replication mechanism
•Meselson and Stahl
What does the Chargaff’s Rule state?
in any species there is an equal number of A and T bases, and an equal number of G and C bases