termination signal


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ter·mi·na·tion co·don

trinucleotide sequence (UAA, UGA, or UAG) that specifies the end of translation or transcription. Compare: amber codon, ochre codon, umber codon.

ter·mi·na·tion co·don

(tĕr'mi-nā'shŭn kō'don)
Trinucleotide sequence (UAA, UGA, or UAG) that specifies the end of translation or transcription.
Compare: amber codon, ochre codon, umber codon
Synonym(s): termination signal.
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These signals are similar to the signals found in wild type cryIA(b) which are found to be mRNA degradation polyadenylation RNA polymerase II termination signals and potential intron splice sites (Perlak et al.
A polyadenylation signal, AATATA, was present, 920 nucleotides from the TGA termination signal.
Polyadenylation signal, AATATA, was present 218 nucleotides from the TGA termination signal. The physicochemical properties of VP_STK1 and VP_STK2 whole protein are shown in Table 2.
In others an early termination signal would prevent translation of the fully active protein (Abramowicz et al.
Under most conditions, any genetic change involving termination signals is likely to be lethal to an organism.
This is because the termination signals an increase in the probability that the original acquirer will pursue rival firms.
Version 2 suggests that the source of the gains to rivals is that the termination signals an increase in the probability that rivals will become acquisition targets.