What Is It?
What Do They Do?
Nucleic acids contain specific segments called genes that are responsible for producing every protein in your body.
When Was It Discovered And By Who?
Nucleic acids were discovered in 1868, when twenty-four-year-old Swiss physician Friedrich Miescher isolated a new compound from the nuclei of white blood cells.
Where Are They Found?
They are found in the nucleus of the cell. Also, nucleic acids are found in every living thing that uses and converts energy.