The nature of the code

The nature of the code - the same amino acids. •...

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The nature of the code the necessity for a 3 base code proof of the 3 base code o Crick’s frame shift mutants o Nirenberg and Matthaei’s defined mRNAs o Nirenberg and Leder’s synthesis mRNAs Degeneracy: code that has multiple forms (codes); multiple codes that code for
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Unformatted text preview: the same amino acids. • Non-overlapping • Punctuation • Unversiality of code: every cell uses the same system • Crick’s Wobble Hypothesis o codons that code for the same amino acid almost always vary in their third base...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BIO 2306 taught by Professor Durhkopf during the Summer '08 term at Baylor.

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