Miescher discovered nucleic acids from pus cells in discarded surgical bands. He observed that these were acidic in nature. The two types of nucleic acid were DNA and RNA. These are considered as the hereditary unit of the cell. These carry characters from one generation to the other.
So, the correct answer is option D.
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Which one of the following amino acids were discovered first?
Nucleic acids exhibit secondary structure. Describe through Watson -Crick model
Who discovered infectious agents even smaller than virus with only nucleic acid and no protein coat?
DNA and RNA are nucleic acids.
Assertion: Organic compounds first evolved on Earth to support the origin of life were proteins, fatty acids, and nucleic acids.
Reason: All life forms were formed in water environment only.