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… CONTINUE READING
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