1. what is meant by the code is almost universal?
- all DNA is the same
- the genetic code exists all over the world
- the same sequences of bases, code for the same amino acids in all organisms
- every organism has the same proteins
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2. What is mean by the code is non-overlapping?
- each codon is only present in one protein
- each codon codes for one amino acid
- each amino acid is specific to one particular codon
- only 1 amino acid can be coded for by 1 codon
3. What is meant by the code is degenerate?
- only one codon can code for one amino acid
- a given amino acid maybe coded for by more than one codon
- all amino acids have at least 5 different codons
- 1 amino acid can only be coded for by one specific codon
4. What is meant by the term gene?
- a short strand of DNA
- a section of DNA
- A sequence of DNA nucleotides that code for a polypeptide
- a section of DNA that codes for lipids
5. What is meant by the term triplet code?
- 1 base in a DNA molecule that codes for 3 amino acids
- when DNA has 3 of the same bases in a consecutive order
- a group of 3 bases in a DNA molecule that code for 1 amino acid
- 3 different bases coding for lipids