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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Is the genetic code universal? (Paper 2, Section A)


What is genetic code?

  • The set of DNA and RNA sequences that determine the amino acid sequences used in the synthesis of an organism’s proteins.

  • The set of 64 codons are corresponding to the 20 amino acids which are used for protein synthesis and as the signals for starting and stopping protein synthesis.

  • It is the biochemical basis of h

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