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The RNA experiment

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Sydney Brenner, Francois Jacob and Matt Meselson's experiment showed that RNA was a copy of the information in DNA. As a messenger, RNA transported the information from the nucleus to the protein-making machinery in the cell.
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dna rna,sydney brenner,francois jacob,messenger rna,meselson,nucleus,protein
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