In the case of the genetic code
, this phenomenon is called 'out-of-frame' translation.
Talbot noted that rice cultivation had already benefited from the publication of its genetic code
- and led to the development of vitamin-enriched and drought-resistant strains.
Strings of DNA bind to each other in predictable ways determined by genetic code
, which makes them attractive as an engineering material.
XenoTrans says it plans to use the nuclear transfer technology to develop transgenic pigs, i.e., pigs whose genetic code
is modified to produce organs acceptable for human transplantation.
Could humankind, by tinkering its genetic code
, gain immortality?
The biocodes only fit together in certain ways, just like the parts of DNA, which holds the genetic code
for all forms of life.
FIFTY YEARS AGO, WHEN GENETICIST JAMES WATSON AND physicist Francis Crick uncovered the structure of DNA, they proudly declared, "We have found the secret of life." Thus began the race to map the genetic code
that determines who we are, what we look like, how long we'll live, and what's in store for our children and grandchildren.
Codon: a specific sequence of 3 nucleotides (nucleic acid building blocks) that is part of a genetic code
and denotes a particular amino acid in a protein chain; the sequence may also start or stop protein synthesis.
A collaboration between the Wellcome Trust, the Institute for Genome Research and Stanford University is close to publishing the entire genetic code
of the Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite responsible for the lethal form of malaria.
NEW YORK-Recognizing and capitalizing on a company's "genetic code
" is essential to a brand and the key to developing it into a luxury powerhouse, according to Juan Vincente Lladro Roig, who spoke at the recent National Retail Federation convention here.
Virus mutations (changes in the genetic code
) are known to contribute to drug resistance, which means that a certain drug may no longer be effective against the virus.
But that theory may have been quashed by the February completion of the Human Genome Project, which mapped all of the body's genetic code