Answer to Question #17797 in Microbiology for Sandy

Question #17797
Given an amino acid sequence (amino acids linked together), can one predict a unique corresponding mRNA nucleotide sequence (nucleotides linked together)? Explain how you arrived at your answer and give an example to illustrate.
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Expert's answer
2012-11-05T10:28:38-0500
For this purpose, it is needed to define thenucleotide triplate for each of aminoacids using the geneticcode, replacing thymine uracil.
For instance, the aminoacid sequence: SerPheLysMet -> mRNA UCU UUU AAA AUG

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