Discovering genes are made of DNA

@article{Mccarty2003DiscoveringGA,
  title={Discovering genes are made of DNA},
  author={Maclyn Mccarty},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={421},
  pages={406-406}
}
Maclyn McCarty is the sole surviving member of the team that made the remarkable discovery that DNA is the material of inheritance. This preceded by a decade the discovery of the structure of DNA itself. Here he shares his personal perspective of those times and the impact of the double helix.Editor's note — For a long time, biologists thought that 'genes', the units of inheritance, were made up of protein. In 1944, in what was arguably the defining moment for nucleic acid research, Oswald… Expand
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