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Codon

"Codon" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A set of three nucleotides in a protein coding sequence that specifies individual amino acids or a termination signal (CODON, TERMINATOR). Most codons are universal, but some organisms do not produce the transfer RNAs (RNA, TRANSFER) complementary to all codons. These codons are referred to as unassigned codons (CODONS, NONSENSE).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Codon" by people in this website by year, and whether "Codon" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 56 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2004 and 2005 and 2007
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