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Codon

What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Termination codons

termination codon (Science: molecular biology) The three codons, UAA known as ochre, UAG as amber and UGA as opal, that do... Read More

Translation

In biology, translation is a step in protein biosynthesis where a genetic code from a strand of mRNA is decoded to produce a... Read More

Transcription (biology)

In biology, transcription is the process of transcribing or making a copy of the genetic information stored in a DNA strand... Read More

Genetic Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Genetic Mutations Genetic mutations are inherited variations in an... Read More

Termination sequence

termination sequence --> termination codon (Science: molecular biology) The three codons, UAA known as ochre, UAG as... Read More

Termination codon

termination codon (Science: molecular biology) The three codons, UAA known as ochre, UAG as amber and UGA as opal, that do... Read More

Stop codon

stop codon --> termination codon (Science: molecular biology) The three codons, UAA known as ochre, UAG as amber and UGA... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Gene

A gene is the fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity. The genes make up the sequences of DNA (genotypes).... Read More