DNA and proteins are key molecules of the cell nucleus.
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.
FRIEDRICH MIESCHER (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.
Friedrich Miescher and Phoebus Levene research nuclein, protein. and DNA.
Signed portrait of Theodor Boveri
Portrait of Theodor Boveri
1849 portrait of Darwin, drawn about the time of Beagle voyage.
"German group," composite portrait in the style of Francis Galton
Francis Galton carte de visite portrait, seated