1. what is meant by the term 'stop codon'?
- 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 doesnt stop working
- a codon that stops the production of ATP within a cell
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2. 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
3. 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
4. What is meant by the term Reference Strand?
- A template for translation
- A strand of DNA that mRNA uses as a template in transcription
- An enzyme used to catalyse mRNA production
- A strand that people refer to when wanting to know which bases code for what protein
5. What is meant by the code is degenerate?
- a given amino acid maybe coded for by more than one codon
- only one codon can code for one amino acid
- 1 amino acid can only be coded for by one specific codon
- all amino acids have at least 5 different codons