What is the sequence of amino acids formed from the mRNA codons?

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It is possible to "read" the sequence of nucleotides and determine the resulting amino acid makeup of a polypeptide. The nucleotides are read in sets of three, called a codon. The signal to start polypeptide synthesis is generally the mRNA sequence AUG, which codes for methionine. The mRNA strand is...

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It is possible to "read" the sequence of nucleotides and determine the resulting amino acid makeup of a polypeptide. The nucleotides are read in sets of three, called a codon. The signal to start polypeptide synthesis is generally the mRNA sequence AUG, which codes for methionine. The mRNA strand is read in groups of three nucleotides; a corresponding tRNA brings the amino acid indicated by the code and the amino acids bond into a chain. You do not give a specific sequence to be read, so I have attached a link containing one type of chart used to read the code. For each set of three, the code is read starting in the middle of the circle. Moving outward, the second and third in the series can be followed. The amino acid the "triplet" codes for will be on the outermost ring. For example, to read the codon AAA, one would start in the middle at the "A" section, move outward through two more "As" until the correct amino acid can be determined--lysine.

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