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Team expands understanding of genetic code

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Issue, January 15, 2009, Research

A discovery by UNL researchers expands understanding of the genetic code, and may help revise a tenet of this universal language of life. In cells, the genetic code essentially provides instructions for creating proteins, the basic structural molecules of life. The code includes a series of unique three-letter “code words,” called codons. These genetic passwords […]