Who Discovered Nucleic Acid?

Nucleic acid was discovered by Friedrich Miescher in 1868 and he named it ‘nuclein’ because he isolated it from the nuclei of white blood cells. Nucleic acid (DNA &RNA) is a long chain biomolecule made up of nucleotide monomers. It carries genetic information.

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