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Infectivity of ribonucleic acid from tobacco mosaic virus

  • Upon separation of the protein from the nucleic acid component of tobacco mosaic virus by phenol, using a fast and gentle procedure, the nucleic acid is infective in assays on tobacco leaves. A series of qualitative and quantitative control experiments demonstrates that the biological activity cannot depend on residual proteins in the preparation, but is a property of isolated nucleic acid which is thus the genetic material of the virus.

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Author:Alfred Gierer, G. Schramm
Document Type:Working Paper
Date of Publication (online):2006/10/30
Release Date:2006/10/30
Tag:TMV; infectivity; ribonucleic acid; virus
Source:Nature ; 177, S. 702-703
Institutes:BBAW / Veröffentlichungen von Akademiemitgliedern
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 57 Biowissenschaften; Biologie / 570 Biowissenschaften; Biologie