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anticodon A triplet sequence of nucleotides in transfer-RNA that during protein synthesis (see RIBOSOME) binds by base pairing to a complementary sequence, the so-called codon, in messenger-RNA attached to a ribosome. There are at least 20 different types of anticodon, each encoding for a specific amino acid carried by the transfer-RNA.

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anticodon

anticodon A sequence of three nucleotides (trinucleotide) on a strand of transfer RNA that can form base pairs (see base pairing) with a specific trinucleotide sequence (see codon) on a strand of messenger RNA during translation. See also protein synthesis.

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anticodon A triplet sequence of nucleotides in transfer-RNA that during protein synthesis binds by base-pairing to a complementary sequence, the codon, in messenger-RNA attached to a ribosome.

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