"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.
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).
- Sense Codon
- Codons, Sense
- Sense Codons
- Codon, Sense
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Codon".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Codon".
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