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The Avery–MacLeod–McCarty experiment was an experimental
demonstration, reported in 1944 by Oswald Avery, Colin MacLeod, andMaclyn McCarty, that DNA is the substance that causes bacterial transformation, in an era when it had been widely believed that it wasproteins that served the function of carrying genetic information (with the very word protein itself coined to indicate a belief that its function was primary).


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