Nucleic Acids and the Genetic Material Problem Set 1
Problem 7: Transformation
Correct!Frederick Griffith accidentally discovered transformation when attempting to develop a vaccine for pneumonia. He injected mice with samples from S-strain (virulent) and/or R-strain (nonvirulent) pneumococci bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae). Which of the following results is NOT consistent with Griffith's experiments?
A injected S-strain; mouse dies.
University of Arizona
Thursday, October 3, 1996
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