nonsense suppression


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non·sense sup·pres·sion

mutant tRNAs that read a chain termination codon as the signal for incorporation of a specific amino acid residue.
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Investigators are also investigating nonsense suppression, a strategy that attempts to stabilize the ribosome to "read through'" the nonsense mutation that causes premature termination of the translation of the dystrophin gene in up to 15% of patients with DMD, as well as a subset of other MD patients.