The Composition of the Desoxypentose Nucleic Acids of Thymus and Spleen*

Abstract

While the early workers in this field, such as Miescher and Hopne-Seyler, appear t,o have conjectured the macromolecular and complex chaaacter of the nucleic acids that they were the first to isolate, this view soon was abandoned in favor of the chemically more attractive tetranucleotide hypothesis, and those students of nucleic acid chemistry (e.g. (1, 2… (More)

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