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2. What is mean by the code is non-overlapping?

  • each codon is only present in one protein
  • only 1 amino acid can be coded for by 1 codon
  • each codon codes for one amino acid
  • each amino acid is specific to one particular codon

3. what is meant by the term 'stop codon'?

  • a codon that doesnt stop working
  • a codon that does not code for an amino acid, but instead indicates the end of a polypeptide chain
  • a codon that stops all metabolic functions within a cell
  • a codon that stops the production of ATP within a cell

4. What is meant by the term gene?

  • a short strand of DNA
  • A sequence of DNA nucleotides that code for a polypeptide
  • a section of DNA that codes for lipids
  • a section of DNA

5. what is meant by the code is almost universal?

  • the same sequences of bases, code for the same amino acids in all organisms
  • the genetic code exists all over the world
  • every organism has the same proteins
  • all DNA is the same


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