NEET Botany Molecular Basis of Inheritance Questions Solved


The prediction of sequence of amino acid is _____A ____ if the sequence of nucleotides mRNA is known. The prediction of sequence of nucleotide is concerned mRNA is ____B____ because the genetic code is _____C_____:
(a) A - possible, B - impossible, C - universal
(b) A - possible, B - impossible, C - degenerate
(c) A - impossible, B - possible, C - universal
(d) A - impossible, B - possible, C - degenerate

We can predict the sequence of amino acid from the known sequence of nucleotides mRNA because one codon codes for one amino acid only.

But we cannot predict the sequence of nucleotide mRNA because genetic code is degenerate i.e. some amino acids are coded by more than one codon.

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