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Table I Elementary Chemical Analysis of Purified Preparations of the Transforming Substance

From: Studies on the Chemical Nature of the Substance Inducing Transformation of Pneumococcal Types

Preparation No. Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen Phosphorus N/P ratio
  per cent per cent per cent per cent  
37 34.27 3.89 14.21 8.57 1.66
38B 15.93 9.09 1.75
42 35.50 3.76 15.36 9.04 1.69
44 13.40 8.45 1.58
Theory for sodium desoxyribonucleate..... 34.20 3.21 15.32 9.05 1.69