12 terms

DNA 8.1 - 8.3 (Holt)


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New DNA strand
Structure "A" in the diagram
Structure "B" in the diagram
The original DNA strand that was conserved
Structure "C" in the diagram
DNA polymerase
Structure "D" in the diagram
discovered bacterial transformation
Hershey and Chase
Concluded that the genetic material of the bacteriophage was DNA, not protein.
DNA structure
Double helix, looks like a twisted ladder
DNA composition
5 carbon sugar (deoxyribose), phosphate, nitrogenous base
RNA composition
ribose sugar, phosphate, nitrogen-containing bases
Watson and Crick
Developed the double helix model of DNA.
Rosalind Franklin
Woman who generated x-ray images of DNA, Watson and Crick "borrowed" this key data about DNA
Chargaff's Rule
A=T and C=G