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Hershey-Chase Experiment Prove that DNA is the Genetic Material

Hershey-Chase Experiment: In 1952, Alfred D. Hershey and Martha Chase performed a confirmatory experiment using T2 bacteriophage to prove DNA as genetic material. Bacteriophage T2 is a tailed virus of Escherichia coli. Viruses are the simplest living organisms and their reproduction is totally dependent on the metabolic machinery of the host. The viruses infect the bacteria …