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Frederick griffith

Frederick griffith --> Griffith, Frederick

(Science: person) a bacteriologist who discovered that if he put pathogenic (disease-causing) pneumococcus bacteria which had been killed by heat in with nonpathogenic pneumococcus bacteria which were alive, then the live, nonpathogenic bacteria would become pathogenic. His work became the groundwork for other scientists to discover that dna was the factor which transformed the bacteria.

Lived: 1881-1941.


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Evidence of Hereditary material

Is anyone familiar with the Frederick Griffith experiment and can help me with the questions?

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by Mstar888
Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:57 pm
 
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