Hershey and Chase experimented with radioactively labeled phosphorus and sulfur to determine that DNA and not protein is the genetic material.Which of the following would NOT be an essential part of this experiment? October 4, 2022 by 8i9x6 Sulfur is present in amino acids in the protein coat of bacteria. Phosphorus is present in high amounts in DNA. Sulfur is not present in DNA. Phosphorus is not present in amino acids in the protein coat of bacteria. DNA contains nitrogen. See Answer DNA contains nitrogen.