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Codon, Terminator

"Codon, Terminator" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Any codon that signals the termination of genetic translation (TRANSLATION, GENETIC). PEPTIDE TERMINATION FACTORS bind to the stop codon and trigger the hydrolysis of the aminoacyl bond connecting the completed polypeptide to the tRNA. Terminator codons do not specify amino acids.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Codon, Terminator" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Codon, Terminator" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 90 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1999 and 2002 and 2009 and 2017
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