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  • 3 years ago

The MAXIMUM number of amino acid molecules which can be coded for by the triplet code is : a. 3 b. 20 c. 60 d. 64

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  1. dusty
    • 3 years ago
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    D - 64 You must count the permutations (orders) of a triplet. 4*4*4 = 64 --> 4 as there are 4 different bases - 3 as there three positions

  2. agentscape
    • 3 years ago
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    OOo shocks, had no idea it was that ! i put 20 in test today :(

  3. dusty
    • 3 years ago
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    i only knew that because my sister is a major in biology(:

  4. agentscape
    • 3 years ago
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    :) thnx very much by the way !

  5. dusty
    • 3 years ago
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    no problem(:

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