Explain when is a genetic code said to be

(a) Degenerate

(b) Universal

 

 

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a) Degenerate code: when a single amino acid is coded by more than one codon.

E.g., UUU and UUC code for phenylalanine

b) Universal code: when a codon and its corresponding amino acid are the same in all organisms.

E.g., from bacteria to human, UUU codes for phenylamine.

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