12.1 One Gene, One Enzyme Beadle and Tatum studied several arg mutants of Neurospora.The different arg mutant strains required the addition of different compounds in order to synthesize the arginine required for their growth. Step through the figure to follow the reasoning that upheld the "one-gene, one-enzyme" hypothesis.
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