What Are Nucleic Acids What Is The Historic Origin Of This Name

What Are Nucleic Acids What Is The Historic Origin Of This Name


  • 15 Mar, 2012

    DNA and RNA, the nucleic acids, are the molecules responsible for the hereditary information that commands the protein synthesis in the living beings. The name ?nucleic? derives from the fact that they were discovered (by the Swiss biochemist Friedrich Miescher, in 1869) within the cell nucleus. In that time, it was not known that those substances contained the hereditary information.

    Comments Received:
    Please give your suggestions and feedback:

2009-2016 downloadmela.com. All rights reserved.