Results for: Genetic-code

In Science

How many codons are there in the genetic code?

61 codons specify the amino acids used in proteins and 3 codons (stop codons) signal termination of growth of the polypeptide chain...so 64 total
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What are the codons in a genetic code?

A codon is a set of 3 nucleotides which code for an amino acid. There are a few special codons which represent stop and start too.
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In Biology

Why genetic code is comma-less?

When a gene is translated into a polypeptide, the codons (each made up of three sequential bases) are sequential on the mRNA.  There are no extra bases between the codons, ev (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

The genetic code is universal but what does this mean?

this means that the same genetic code that is used in humans is used in all other types of organisms as well. anything from animals to plants to bacteria uses the same system (MORE)
In Biology

What carries the genetic code?

The genetic code of organisms is carried by the DNA or  deoxyribonucleic acid. It is inherited by children from their  parents. The genetic code is carried by the DNA molecu (MORE)
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What determines an organism's genetic code?

The genetic code of an organism is a set of rules carried on the DNA that code for functional products (i.e. proteins). This is determined by the sequence of nucleotides of th (MORE)