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Department
Biochemistry
Course
Biochemistry 2288A
Professor
Chris Brandl
Semester
Winter

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Topic 24Number of human diseases related to defects in translation processThe genetic code spells out the amino acid sequence in 3 letter words calledcodons Why is each codon 3 basesHow many amino acids are used for protein synthesis in the cell how manydifferent codons does the cell need20 codonsWhy code has to be 3 letter Why 3 bases in lengthGiven any nucleotide can be AUG or C how many different 3 base codons are therea4b8c16d32e646443One letter code with AGUC would provide 4 codonsA two letter code would provide 4 x 416 codonsA three letter code would provide 4 x 4 x 464 codons Three letter code will workas ther are 20 amino acids a 3 letter code 64 codons is sufficient 3 bases is theMINIMUM that would code for 20 amino acids Key f
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