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Descriptor English: Genetic Code
Descriptor Spanish: Código Genético
Descriptor Portuguese: Código Genético
Descriptor French: Code génétique
Entry term(s): Code, Genetic
Codes, Genetic
Genetic Codes
Tree number(s): G05.360.335
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005815
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).
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
Entry Version: GENET CODE
Related: Histone Code MeSH
Protein Biosynthesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 5948
Unique ID: D005815
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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