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genetic code
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The meaning ascribed to the base sequence with respect to how it is translated into amino acid sequence. The start, stop, and order of amino acids of a protein is specified by consecutive triplets of nucleotides called codons (codon).
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2015
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/42610.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/42610
Broader Term
molecular genetics
Related Term
amino acid sequences
chromosome mapping
codons
DNA
genes
genetic profile
genetic transformation
genome mining
genotype
histone code
inheritance (genetics)
messenger RNA
nucleotide sequences
Spanish
código genético
Term Number
42610