Start-codon meaning

A codon, AUG in eukaryotes and either GUG or UUG in bacteria, that signals the initiation of translation and the first amino acid in a polypeptide chain.
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A codon, AUG in eukaryotes and either GUG or UUG in bacteria, that signals the initiation of translation and the first amino acid in a polypeptide chain.
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The codon at which translation of mRNA into protein starts, encoding the first amino acid.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
start-codon
Plural:
start-codons

Origin of start-codon

  • start (indicating first, initial) + codon

    From Wiktionary