Problem-solving test: The effect of synonymous codons on gene expression

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Terms to be familiar with before you start to solve the test: the genetic code, codon, degenerate codons, protein synthesis, aminoacyl-tRNA, anticodon, antiparallel orientation, wobble, unambiguous codons, ribosomes, initiation, elongation and termination of translation, peptidyl transferase, translocation, degenerate oligonucleotides, green fluorescent protein, expression plasmid, cDNA, electron microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, phase contrast microscopy, bacteriophage, promoter, gene library, Northern blotting, Western blotting, in silico analysis, and hairpin structures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)371-374
Number of pages4
JournalBiochemistry and Molecular Biology Education
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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