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My teacher mentioned that some plants and animals have RNA as genetic material but did not substantiate his statement with examples. I'm wondering if it is so? I have searched the internet but have found no such information.

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There are no animals or plants with RNA genomes. There was a mistaken belief in the 1920s that plant genetic material was RNA whereas animals had DNA, but this was finally disproved by JN Davidson in the 1940s.

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protected by Chris Jun 27 '16 at 16:27

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