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The replication of DNA in Escherichia coli

Meselson, Matthew and Stahl, Franklin W. (1958) The replication of DNA in Escherichia coli. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 44 (7). pp. 671-682. ISSN 0027-8424.

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Studies of bacterial transformation and bacteriaphage infection (1-5) strongly indicate that deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) can carry and transmit hereditary information and can direct its own replication. Hypotheses for the mechanism of DNA replication differ in the predictions they make concerning the distribution among progeny molecules of atoms derived from parental molecules.(6)

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Additional Information:© 1958 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated by Max Delbrück, May 14, 1958. Aided by grants from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and the National Institutes of Health. Gates and Crellin Laboratories of Chemistry, Contribution No. 2344.
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