Macromolecular Weight and Size of Deoxypentose Nucleic Acids

@article{Brown1955MacromolecularWA,
  title={Macromolecular Weight and Size of Deoxypentose Nucleic Acids},
  author={G. L. Brown and MARJORIE B. M'EWEN and MARGARET I. PRATT},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1955},
  volume={176},
  pages={161-162}
}
RECENT measurements of the weight of deoxy-pentose nucleic acid molecules extracted from calf thymus1, pneumococcus-transforming principle2 and E. coli3 have yielded values close to six million. The possibility of a constant molecular weight with its consequent implications has already been noted1.