Molecular genetics is the branch of genetics that deals with the identity of the molecules of heredity, their structure and organization, how these molecules are copied and transmitted, how the information encrypted in them is decoded, and how the information can change from generation to generation. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, scientists realized that the materials of heredity were nucleic acids. DNA was implicated as the substance extracted from a deadly strain of pneumococcal bacteria... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health, 2019. 7p.