A strong suppressor specific for UGA

J. F. Sambrook, David P Fan, S. Brenner

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It has already been shown that, In Escherichia coli, the nucleic acid triplet UGA does not code for an amino-acid (Nature, 213, 449; 1967). The isolation of a strong specific suppressor for this triplet has permitted experiments which suggest that in E. coli UGA terminates the polypeptide chain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)452-453
Number of pages2
Issue number5087
StatePublished - Dec 1 1967


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