proteinogenic

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pro·te·o·gen·ic

(prō'tē-ō-jen'ik),
Capable of producing proteins.
Synonym(s): proteinogenic

proteinogenic

adjective Referring to that which produces proteins or is involved in protein production, as are the 20 amino acids encoded by messenger RNA.
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In 2006 Susan Ackerman and colleagues published in Nature that misincorporation of the wrong proteinogenic amino acid, even at the background error rate (I error per 1,000-10,000 codons), can lead to neuro-degeneration in mice.