Chemistry 1004 Professor Zysmilich Lecture Notes 3.28.12

There is redundancy in the code you need at least 60

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Unformatted text preview: nfo is transferred to an mRNA molecule during the transcription process o Each group of three bases (triplet) codifies for one amino acid o There are 64 possible codons and only 20 amino acids. There is redundancy in the code (you need at least 60 bases and 20 codons) • Re ­cap: transcription (in the cell nucleus) o A gene in DNA is copied into a messenger R...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2012 for the course CHEM 1004 taught by Professor Martinzysmilich during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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