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Who demonstrated that phage lamba is integrated into the host chromosome?

Allan McCulloch Campbell (1929–2018) In brief, Campbell was responsible for the hypothesis that lysogenic phages physically integrate into the DNA of host bacteria (rather than being laterally ‘...
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Preserving a sample for mtDNA and nuclear DNA analysis

If you're wanting to store DNA long-term at room temperature, you'll probably want to dry it. DNA extraction methods have been known since 1869. You can then use ethanol to precipitate the DNA, ...
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Who discovered that phage phiX174 has a single-stranded genome?

I think @MaximilianPress was close. Chargaff certainly did early work on DNA structure, but he was not the one to identify that the genome of φX174 was circular. As far as I can tell, the actual peer ...
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Preserving a sample for mtDNA and nuclear DNA analysis

For anyone curious, @Darlingtonia's answer is what I needed. It also gave me the search terms that Google could use to finally find further useful information. In particular, a paper published at ...
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Who discovered that phage phiX174 has a single-stranded genome?

Update please see @bob1's answer below. Original answer I suspect that this is the paper you are interested in but I can't find even an abstract of it due to the obscurity/loss of the journal. In a ...
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