Dna Semantics....

a: Codon ~
b: word

What: "Notice how similar this organization is to a written language. A base is like a letter. A codon is like a word, a gene like a sentence. An operon can perhaps be likened to a paragraph, and a chromosome is like a chapter. And the genome would then be the entire book. "

Writer: Mark Johansen
Date: May 3 2013 11:26 AM

a: anticodon ~
b: scroll bar


"tRNA is like a bus; once it drops off amino acids, it goes and picks up more. The anticodon is like the scroll bar on top of the bus tells where the bus is going. Amino acids are like the passengers; they will be dropped off. Amino acids are bonding to make a polypeptide chain/protein."

Writer: Not Stated
Date: Dec 9 2014 7:03 PM

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