how many combinations of amino acids exist?

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how many combinations of amino acids exist?

Post by mdlsfreak » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:47 am

the number i have is from tripod...(ya i know)

the article states 10^130 power.

the reason i ask is im stating contradictions against the primordial soup theory.

logic= WAY TOO MANY AMINO ACID SEQUENCES TO RANDOMLY FORM...

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Post by mith » Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:16 am

There are 20 amino acids and therefore the combinations possible for a string of x length is x^20.
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