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Problem: Which type of process shows that DNA was the genetic material?A. bacterial transductionB. bacterial transformationC. eukaryotic meiosis

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It was the experiment of Frederick Griffith that led to the discovery of the evidence of carrying the genetic material. He used two strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae: one is pathogenic and the other is not. In this experiment, the pathogenic bacteria was killed with heat and the living nonpathogenic bacteria was mixed with the cell remains of the dead pathogens. 

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Which type of process shows that DNA was the genetic material?

A. bacterial transduction

B. bacterial transformation

C. eukaryotic meiosis

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