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Problem: Using the codon table below, what conclusions can be drawn about the genetic codea. Three codons do not code for amino acids. b. Some codons specify more than one amino acid c. Many amino acids are encoded by multiple codonsd. The 64 codons are roughly evenly distributed between the 20 amino acids

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Features of the Genetic Code:

Triplet: a codon is composed of three RNA bases

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Using the codon table below, what conclusions can be drawn about the genetic code

a. Three codons do not code for amino acids. 

b. Some codons specify more than one amino acid 

c. Many amino acids are encoded by multiple codons

d. The 64 codons are roughly evenly distributed between the 20 amino acids

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