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stop codon

[′stäp ′kō‚dän]
(genetics)
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The start codon (ATG) and the stop codon (TGA) are indicated by the green triangle * and red circle * symbols, respectively.
We obtained patients' age and sex and assessed platelet count, cirrhosis status, HBV e antigen (HBeAg) and HB e antibody (anti-HBe) status, HBV genotype, HBV DNA level, basal core promoter mutations, and precore stop codon mutations.
None of the dominant haploytpes included any stop codons but there were three minor haplotypes (five clones) of the nad2 locus, and two minor haplotypes (two clones) of the coI locus that had stop codons in the expected open reading frame.
The R384X mutation creates a premature stop codon, resulting in the presence of a truncated protein without biological activity, which would have a significant burden and would be responsible for allowing the development of the pathology despite the Q356X mutation being in a heterozygous state.
All mutations associated with SGBS either remove a start codon or introduce a premature stop codon.
The remaining 3 codons (UAA UAG and UGA) are stop codons.
When the STOP codon was seen, the translation is completed, and then a protein is released.
Evidence against either a premature stop codon or the absence of Ob gene mRNA in human obesity.
The cDNA was amplified using the F/IFN[alpha]2 forward primer designed to introduce an EcoRI site at the 5' end of the gene (Table 1) and the R/IFN[alpha]2 reverse primer designed to introduce a NotI site and a TGA stop codon at the 3' end of the gene (Table 1).
Introducing stop sign-busting pseudouridine into an RNA may one day help people with rare genetic diseases in which one of their genes contains an early stop codon, Alfonzo says.