Gallery 17: Maclyn McCarty, 1999

Maclyn McCarty in his office at Rockefeller University, 1999.

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16386. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 2

Relating how Avery was a successful orator while an undergraduate at Colgate University, and his subsequent disdain for public speaking as a scientist.

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16385. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 1

Commenting on Avery as a scientific group leader and as a person.

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16387. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 3

Describing the in vitro transformation experiments: the effect of removing polysaccharides from the bacterial extracts.

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16388. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 4

Describing the in vitro transformation experiments: the effect of destroying nucleic acids.

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16389. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 5

Characterizing the resistence to the discovery of DNA as the transforming factor: running against existing dogma.

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16390. Video 17: Maclyn McCarty, clip 6

How the bacterial transformation experiments provided the first real opportunity to study the chemical nature of the gene.

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16058. Maclyn McCarty

MACLYN MCCARTY (1911-)

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16392. Biography 17: Maclyn McCarty (1911- 2005)

In 1944, Maclyn McCarty and his colleagues, Colin MacLeod and Oswald Avery published their landmark paper on the transforming ability of DNA.

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16383. Gallery 17: Maclyn McCarty, 1936

Portrait of Maclyn McCarty in 1936.

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16391. Biography 17: Oswald Theodore Avery (1877-1955)

In 1944, Oswald Avery and his colleagues, Colin MacLeod and Maclyn McCarty published their landmark paper on the transforming ability of DNA.

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