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Site and Nature of Adenovirus Nucleic Acid

Naturevolume 187pages10501051 (1960) | Download Citation

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THE effects of specific nuclease digestion on the morphology of the Rous virus, as observed with the electron microscope, established recently that this agent's nucleoid contained a substantial amount of ribonucleic acid1,2; the type of nucleic acid was confirmed at the same time by cytochemical studies2.

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  1. Bland Sutton Institute of Pathology and Courtauld Institute of Biochemistry, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, W.1.

    • M. A. EPSTEIN
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