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Unformatted text preview: course) since there are 64 codons and only 20 amino acids. The leftmost column indicates the rst nucleotide in the codon, the upper row the second, and the rightmost column the third. For example, the codon UAC codes for cysteine. Three codons UAA, UGA, and UAG code for no amino acid. These codons serve as punctuation marks in the genetic code. U C A G U phe ser tyr cys U U phe ser tyr cys C U leu ser punct. punct. A U leu ser punct. trp G C leu pro his arg U C leu pro his arg C C leu pro gln arg A C leu pro gln arg G A ile thr asn ser U A ile thr asn ser C A ile thr lys arg A A met thr lys arg G G val ala asp gly U G val ala asp gly C G val ala glu gly A G val ala glu gly G...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course ECE 496 taught by Professor Delchamps during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '07