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Unformatted text preview: Terms: rII mutant: produce clear plaques, cant reproduce, only plaque: formed where T4 bacteriophage infects an Ecoli cell revertant: when rII mutates back to a wildtype after being treates with proflavin frameshift mutation: caused by addition/deletion reading frame: the codons thatre read sequentially to specify the aminoacids codon: codes for aminoacids; consists of 3 nucleotides degeneracy of the code: more than one codon codes for an aminoacid start codon: AUG (Met) on mRNA, signals the protein synthesis to start stop codon or nonsense codon: chain terminating codons wobble pairing: theres only 30 tRNAs and 61 sense codons so on the tRNA, the anticodon can wobble in the 3 rd base pair...
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2008 for the course BIOL 202 taught by Professor Kieber-hogan during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08