NEET Botany Molecular Basis of Inheritance Questions Solved


Unambiguous, universal and degenerate are some of the terms used for the genetic code. Explain the salient features of each one of them.

Unambiguous : one codon codes for only one amino acid.

Degenrate : Some amino acid are coded by more then one coden.

Universal : Is coded by the same codon in all living organisms.

For example from bacteria for human beings UUU codes for phenylalanine (phc) the same aminio acid.

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