Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 12, DNA - Assessment - 13.2 Ribosomes and Protein Synthesis - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 386: 8



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A codon on the mRNA strand consists of three letters. Each letter represents one of four nitrogenous bases: A for adenine, U for uracil, C for cytosine, and G for guanine. A set of three letters stands for a particular amino acid.
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