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Answer to Question #27445 in Molecular Biology for erika

Question #27445
a strand of DNA has 66 bases. how many amino acids will be in the protein that this strand codes for?
Expert's answer
In exercise you have 66 bases (or 66/3=22 codons). One codon(3 bases) codes one amino acid. You have 22 codons and as a result& protein will consist of 22 amino acids.

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