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- A mutation which converts an amino-acid-specifying codon into a stop codon, e.g. a single base change from UAU to UAG generates the premature termination of the polypeptide chain at the position where a tyrosine was incorporated in the wild type.
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- amber stop codon, dendrimer, feedback inhibition, ochre stop codon, opal stop codon, Open reading frame, Stop codon, Termination codon, terminator codon, translational stop signal