codon fidelity

codon fidelity

[′kō‚dän fi‚del·əd·ē]
(cell and molecular biology)
The constancy of the genetic coding process as maintained during deoxyribonucleic acid replication and the synthesis of proteins by a series of proofreading reactions that remove errors.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.