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am·ber co·don

the termination codon UAG.
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am·ber co·don

(am'bĕr kō'don)
The termination codon UAG.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

amber codon

The three-nucleotide group UAG (uracil, adenine, guanine) that forms a stop CODON marking the point at which the synthesis of a protein ends. Two other codons, UAA and UGA, have the same function. One of these three codons marks the end of every gene.
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amber codon

a TERMINATION CODON of messenger RNA (UAG), the first translational stop signal discovered in the GENETIC CODE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005