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A quick Question that needs to be answered tonight

Post by clay5486 » Mon May 19, 2008 12:22 am

The redundancy of the genetic code is called “wobble”. Which base of the triplet
pair seems to be the least influential in determining the amino acid coded for?
(1st, 2nd. or 3rd) Why would this wobble be beneficial to an organism in an
evolutionary sense.

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Post by canalon » Mon May 19, 2008 3:27 am

look at your genetic code.
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Post by Darby » Mon May 19, 2008 6:15 pm

Check out a translation table for changes at each codon spot.

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Post by MrMistery » Mon May 19, 2008 8:33 pm

Wobble is not the redundancy of the genetic code. It is a phenomenon. But since you don't know the basics, I won't start with the more advanced stuff just yet...
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