anticodon

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See also: anticodón and anticódon

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ codon

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌæntiˈkəʊdɒn/, /ˌæntaɪ-/
  • Hyphenation: an‧ti‧co‧don

Noun[edit]

anticodon (plural anticodons)

  1. (genetics) A sequence of three nucleotides in transfer RNA that binds to the complementary triplet (codon) in messenger RNA to specify an amino acid during protein synthesis.

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