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Descriptor in English: Genetic Code
Descriptor in Spanish: Código Genético
Descriptor in Portuguese: Código Genético
Descriptor in French: Code génétique
Entry term(s): Code, Genetic
Codes, Genetic
Genetic Codes
Tree number(s): G05.360.335
Scope note: The meaning ascribed to the BASE SEQUENCE with respect to how it is translated into AMINO ACID SEQUENCE. The start, stop, and order of amino acids of a protein is specified by consecutive triplets of nucleotides called codons (CODON).
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 66(64)
See also the descriptors: Histone Code MeSH
Protein Biosynthesis MeSH
DeCS UI: 5948
Descriptor UI: D005815
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Genetic Code - Preferred
Concept UI M0009121
Scope note The meaning ascribed to the BASE SEQUENCE with respect to how it is translated into AMINO ACID SEQUENCE. The start, stop, and order of amino acids of a protein is specified by consecutive triplets of nucleotides called codons (CODON).
Preferred term Genetic Code
Entry term(s) Code, Genetic
Codes, Genetic
Genetic Codes



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