Whose experiments cracked the DNA and discovered unequivocally that a genetic code is a 'triplet'

  • Option 1)

    Hershey and Chase

  • Option 2)

    Morgan and Sturtevant

  • Option 3)

    Beadle and Tantum

  • Option 4)

    Nirenberg and Mathaei

 

Answers (1)

As learnt

Chemical method developed by Har Gobind Khorana -

This was instrumental in synthesising RNA molecules with difined combination of bases.

- wherein

Marshall Nirenberg's cell free system for protein synthesis finallt helped the code to be deciphered.

 

 Nirenberg and Mathaei (1961) experimentally proved that three nitrogen bases codes for single amino acid, called as triplet codon.


Option 1)

Hershey and Chase

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

Morgan and Sturtevant

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

Beadle and Tantum

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

Nirenberg and Mathaei

This option is correct

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