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Which of the following features of genetic code does allow bacteria to produce human insulin by recombinant DNA technology ?

 

  • Option 1)

    Genetic code is not ambiguous

  • Option 2)

    Genetic code is redundant

  • Option 3)

    Genetic code is nearly universal 

  • Option 4)

    Genetic code is specific

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Salient features of genetics code -

The code is nearly universe eg; from bactria it human, UUU would code for phenylalanine. Some exception are found in mitochondrial codons, and in some protozoans.

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Genetic code is nearly universal. It means that the codons code for the same amino acid in all the organisms except for some minor deviations.This property of genetic code allows bacteria to produce human insulin through recombinant DNA  technology. 


Option 1)

Genetic code is not ambiguous

Option 2)

Genetic code is redundant

Option 3)

Genetic code is nearly universal 

Option 4)

Genetic code is specific

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