start codon (Q1854186)

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first codon of a messenger RNA (mRNA) transcript translated by a ribosome; always codes for methionine in eukaryotes and a modified Met (fMet) in prokaryotes. The most common start codon is AUG
  • initiator codon
  • initiation codon
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start codon
first codon of a messenger RNA (mRNA) transcript translated by a ribosome; always codes for methionine in eukaryotes and a modified Met (fMet) in prokaryotes. The most common start codon is AUG
  • initiator codon
  • initiation codon

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