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Genetic code

Genetic code

(Science: molecular biology) relationship between the sequence of bases in nucleic acid and the order of amino acids in the polypeptide synthesised from it. A sequence of three nucleic acid bases (a triplet) acts as a codeword (codon) for one amino acid.


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Re: Explain why Genetic Code is called "Rosetta Stone" of life?

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