"Codon, Initiator" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A codon that directs initiation of protein translation (TRANSLATION, GENETIC) by stimulating the binding of initiator tRNA (RNA, TRANSFER, MET). In prokaryotes, the codons AUG or GUG can act as initiators while in eukaryotes, AUG is the only initiator codon.
- Codon, Initiator
- Codons, Initiator
- Initiator Codons
- Initiator Codon
- Start Codon
- Codon, Start
- Codons, Start
- Start Codons
- Codon, Initiation
- Codons, Initiation
- Initiation Codon
- Initiation Codons
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