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27_Lieb_translation (1) - Translation J. Lieb The Universal...

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Translation J. Lieb
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Second position U C A G UUU UCU UAU UGU U UUC phe UCC UAC tyr UGC cys C UUA UCA UAA UGA STOP A U UUG leu UCG ser UAG STOP UGG trp G CUU CCU CAU CGU U CUC CCC CAC his CGC C CUA CCA CAA CGA A C CUG leu CCG pro CAG gln CGG arg G AUU ACU AAU AGU U AUC ACC AAC asn AGC ser C AUA ile ACA AAA AGA A A AUG MET ACG thr AAG lys AGG arg G GUU GCU GAU GGC U GUC GCC GAC asp GGC C GUA GCA GAA GGA A First position (5' end) G GUG val GCG ala GAG glu GGG gly G Third position (3' end) The Universal Genetic Code Fig 9-6, page 329
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C H O H C R O N H H amino group -NH side chain carboxyl group -COOH α carbon All amino acids (peptides) have the same core structure Proteins (also called polypeptides) are formed from chains of linked amino acids.  The side chains give each amino acid it’s “personality”
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Fig 9-2, p. 322
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? mRNA CH 3 CH COOH H 2 N CH 2 CH 2 S methionine C A U tRNA Met anticodon A U G start codon
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methionine C A U tRNA Met anticodon methionine aminoacyl tRNA synthetase ATP CH 3 CH C H 2 N CH 2 CH 2 S C A U charged tRNA O O CH 3 CH C H 2 N CH 2 CH 2 S OH O AMP + PP i There are 20 aminoacyl tRNA synthetases in the cell,  one for each amino acid!
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2011 for the course BIOL 202 taught by Professor Kieber-hogan during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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