THE roles of nucleic acids have recently become much more firmly established, mainly through work on bacteria and viruses. DNA is almost certainly the genetic material of higher organisms, bacteria and some viruses1 although other viruses have RNA as their genome2.
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JONES, P. An Alteration in Cell Morphology under the Influence of a Tumour RNA. Nature 202, 1226–1227 (1964). https://doi.org/10.1038/2021226b0
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