anticodon triplet
The base triplet on a tRNA that is complementary to the triplet codon on mRNA.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • anticodon — [ ɑ̃tikɔdɔ̃ ] n. m. • 1963; de 1. anti et codon ♦ Biol. Triplet de nucléotides, complémentaire du codon, présent sur l A. R. N. de transfert. ● anticodon nom masculin Séquence de trois nucléotides dans la molécule d A.R.N. de transfert qui lui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Anticodon — Structure 3D d un ARNt, avec son anticodon en noir, en bas L anticodon est un groupe de trois nucléotides localisé dans la structure des ARN de transfert, qui joue un rôle important dans la traduction de l ARNm lors de la synthèse des protéines.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • anticodon — The trinucleotide sequence complementary to a codon found in one loop of a tRNA molecule; e.g., if a codon is A G C, its a. is U (or T) C G. The complementarity principle arises from Watson Crick base pairing, in which A is complementary to U (or …   Medical dictionary

  • anticodon — noun Date: 1965 a triplet of nucleotide bases in transfer RNA that identifies the amino acid carried and binds to a complementary codon in messenger RNA during protein synthesis at a ribosome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anticodon — Nucleotide triplet on transfer RNA that is complementary to the codon of the messenger RNA …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • anticodon — /an tee koh don, an tuy /, n. Genetics. a sequence of three nucleotides in a region of transfer RNA that recognizes a complementary coding triplet of nucleotides in messenger RNA during translation by the ribosomes in protein biosynthesis. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • triplet — /trip lit/, n. 1. one of three children or offspring born at the same birth. 2. triplets, three offspring born at one birth. 3. any group or combination of three. 4. Pros. three successive verses or lines, esp. when rhyming and of the same… …   Universalium

  • anticodon — noun A sequence of three nucleotides in transfer RNA that binds to the complementary triplet (codon) in messenger RNA to specify an amino acid during protein synthesis …   Wiktionary

  • triplet — tri•plet [[t]ˈtrɪp lɪt[/t]] n. 1) med one of three children or offspring born at the same birth 2) med triplets, three offspring born at one birth 3) any group or combination of three 4) pro a group of three lines of verse, usu. rhyming 5) mad a… …   From formal English to slang

  • anticodon — A triplet of tRNA nucleotides that corresponds to a complementary codon in an mRNA molecule during translation …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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