Why Is the Genetic Code Said to Be Universal?


The genetic code is said to be universal, as the information that is encoded into the mRNA or DNA follows the same pattern. The information is translated into amino acids of the body or proteins. Basically, the code is same for a particular amino acid.
Q&A Related to "Why Is the Genetic Code Said to Be Universal?"
It is considered universal because all organisms use the same codon for the same amino acid.
The genetic code consists of 64 triplets of nucleotides.
The genetic code is which codons code for which amino acids. For example, the codon GUU codes for the amino acid Valine, and it does so in *all* organisms. All organisms, from the
The University of Leicester's Department of Genetics is an internationally acclaimed research department and is famous for the discovery and development of DNA fingerprinting. The
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