Gallery 15: Friedrich Miescher's laboratory in 1879
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.
Portrait of Friedrich Miescher.
DNA and proteins are key molecules of the cell nucleus.
Friedrich Miescher and Phoebus Levene research nuclein, protein. and DNA.
Christiane NÃ¼sslein-Volhard and Eric Wieschaus isolated and characterized many of the genes necessary for early embryonic development in Drosophila.
Eric Wieschaus, five years old.
Cathedral that was the seat of the Augustinian order in Old Brno, 1873.
"Probably Mendelian" and "Clearly Hereditary" traits
"The Old Americans, main physical and physiological characteristics of the Tribe of Ishmael"