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what does 'code' mean?
ie:DNA codes for synthesis of protein...........and others
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In terms of DNA synthesis,
The "code" refers to a connection between the sequence of nucleotides found on a DNA chain and the amino-acid sequence of the protein that results
e.g. the codon ACT, after translated with mRNA and tRNA, corresponds to a specific amino acid.
Hope this helps
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