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(wah'bĕl),
In molecular biology, unorthodox pairing between the base at the 5' end of an anticodon and the base that pairs with it (in the 3' position of the codon); thus, the anticodon 3'-UCU-5' may pair with 5'-AGA-3' (normal or Watson-Crick pairing) or with 5'-AGG-3' (wobble). Wobble pairings can occur between the unusual base hypoxanthine and adenine, uracil, or cytosine; between uracil and guanine; and between guanine and uracil, when in the 5' position of an anticodon.
See also: wobble base.
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Molecular biology Nonstandard base pairing at the 3rd nucleotide of a codon; instability in tRNA’s affinity for the 3rd base in a codon at the 5’-end; this looseness allows an anticodon to pair with a codon other than that which would normally correspond to it
Neurology Bipedal instability
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wob·ble

(wob'ĕl)
molecular biology Unorthodox pairing between the base at the 5' end of an anticodon and the base that pairs with it (in the 3' position of the codon).
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