4.2: DNA, the Genetic Material Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated4 minsto complete % Progress Practice DNA, the Genetic Material MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated4 minsto complete % Estimated4 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) Double-stranded nucleic acid that makes up genes and chromosomes; the hereditary material. transformation Changing an organism by inserting novel DNA into the organism; inserting recombinant DNA into a living cell, usually a bacterial cell. virus Tiny, nonliving particle that contains DNA (or RNA) surrounded by a protein coat; lacks other characteristics of living cells. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Describes how DNA was identified as the genetic material. Learning Objectives None Related Materials DNA, the Genetic Material Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Tags: DNA SCI.BIO.322.L.1 Transformation (1 more) viruses Subjects: science Biology Concept Nodes: SCI.BIO.322 (DNA, the Genetic Material) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Sep 04, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.