& Chase Blendor
Experiment (Part 2)
of infection of bacteria by phage, a
spin in a Waring blendor shears phage away from the
outside of the bacteria.
of the bacterial pellet and supernatant fractions
afterward demonstrates that phosphorus-labelled
phage shows up in bacteria (left),
sulfur-labelled protein in
coat remains in the supernatant
(right). Further, bacteria with
DNA go on to produce progeny phage that are also
biological experiment confirms Avery's conclusion that DNA
transforming substance, and shows that transformation is heritable.
The Hershey & Chase blendor experiment is often described as
"quick & dirty": Why? Explain, in terms
of the key figure in Hershey & Chase (1952).