terminator codon


Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • initiation codon — ini·ti·a·tion codon in .ish ē ā shən n a codon that stimulates the binding of a transfer RNA which starts protein synthesis called also initiator codon compare TERMINATOR * * * either of the codons AUG or GUG occurring at the beginning of mRNA… …   Medical dictionary

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  • chain terminator — 1. See: stop codon 2. In the Sanger method of DNA sequencing, refers to the labelled di deoxynucleotide triphosphates which are added to disrupt DNA polymerase extension …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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