Miescher and the isolation of DNA
In 1869, Fredrich Miescher was the first to isolate DNA.
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16356. Biography 15: Friedrich Miesche (1844-1895)
In 1869, Friedrich Miescher isolated "nuclein," DNA with associated proteins, from cell nuclei. He was the first to identify DNA as a distinct molecule.
16062. Friedrich Miescher
FRIEDRICH MIESCHER (1844-1895)
16344. Gallery 15: Friedrich Miescher's laboratory in 1879
1879 picture of the laboratory where Miescher isolated nuclein. The lab was run by Felix Hoppe-Seyler, and located in the vaults of an old castle.
15672. Phoebus Levene (c. 1930)
Phoebus Levene, circa 1930.
16342. Animation 15: DNA and proteins are key molecules of the cell nucleus.
Friedrich Miescher and Phoebus Levene research nuclein, protein. and DNA.
16343. Gallery 15: Friedrich Miescher
Portrait of Friedrich Miescher.
15917. Cutting and pasting DNA
The discovery of enzymes that could cut and paste DNA made genetic engineering possible.
15320. Building on scientific discovery, Eric Lander
Eric Lander talks about building on scientific discovery.
15641. Charles Best and Frederick Banting
Charles Best (L) and Frederick Banting (R) discovered insulin, 1928.
16389. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 5
Characterizing the resistence to the discovery of DNA as the transforming factor: running against existing dogma.