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Discuss the significance of heavy isotope of nitrogen in the Meselson and Stahl’s experiment.

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Heavy isotope of nitrogen in the Meselson and Stahl’s experiment showed that the DNA is of intermediate density. Which was between N14 and N15.This showed that the hybrid DNA has one strand of N14 and one strand of N15 showing DNA was semi-conservative in nature.

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