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Definition

A sequence of three adjacent nucleotides constituting the genetic code that determines the identity of a specific amino acid in a polypeptide chain during protein synthesis or the signal to stop protein synthesis.

Keywords

Public Health Protein Synthesis Social Policy Polypeptide Chain Genetic Code 
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