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Codon terminator

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Codon, terminator

Any codon that signals the termination of genetic translation (translation, genetic) by triggering the hydrolysis of the aminoacyl bond connecting the completed polypeptide to the trna. Terminator codons (uaa, uag, and uga) do not specify amino acids.