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Codon, Initiator
MeSH HeadingCodon, Initiator
Tree NumberD13.444.735.544.355.225
Tree NumberG05.360.335.355.225
Tree NumberG05.360.340.024.340.137.190.225
Scope NoteA codon that directs initiation of protein translation ( TRANSLATION, GENETIC) by stimulating the binding of initiator tRNA ( RNA, TRANSFER, MET). In prokaryotes, the codons AUG or GUG can act as initiators while in eukaryotes, AUG is the only initiator codon.
Entry TermCodon, Initiation
Entry TermCodon, Start
Entry TermInitiator Codon
Entry TermStart Codon
See AlsoPeptide Chain Initiation, Translational
See AlsoProtein Biosynthesis
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AI AN BI BL CF CH CL CS CT DE DU EC GE HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD SE ST TO TU UL UR
Registry Number0
Previous Indexing Codon (1975-1994)
History Note95
Date of Entry19940603
Unique IDD018387


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Nucleic Acids, Nucleotides, and Nucleosides [D13]
   Nucleic Acids [D13.444]
      RNA [D13.444.735]
         RNA, Messenger [D13.444.735.544]
            Codon [D13.444.735.544.355]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeCodon, Initiator [D13.444.735.544.355.225]
Codon, Terminator [D13.444.735.544.355.250]  +

 
Genetic Phenomena [G05]
   Genetic Structures [G05.360]
      Genetic Code [G05.360.335]
         Codon [G05.360.335.355]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeCodon, Initiator [G05.360.335.355.225]
Codon, Terminator [G05.360.335.355.250]  +

 
Genetic Phenomena [G05]
   Genetic Structures [G05.360]
      Genome [G05.360.340]
         Genome Components [G05.360.340.024]
            Genes [G05.360.340.024.340]
               Gene Components [G05.360.340.024.340.137]
                  Codon [G05.360.340.024.340.137.190]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeCodon, Initiator [G05.360.340.024.340.137.190.225]
Codon, Terminator [G05.360.340.024.340.137.190.250]

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