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Codon MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Codon
Tree Number(s)
D13.444.735.544.355
G05.360.335.355
G05.360.340.024.340.137.190
Unique ID
D003062
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003062
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A set of three nucleotides in a protein coding sequence that specifies individual amino acids or a termination signal (CODON, TERMINATOR). Most codons are universal, but some organisms do not produce the transfer RNAs (RNA, TRANSFER) complementary to all codons. These codons are referred to as unassigned codons (CODONS, NONSENSE).
Entry Term(s)
Codon, Sense
Sense Codon
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 58.7
See Also
Genetic Code
Reading Frames
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RNA, MESSENGER 1975-90
Online Note
search RNA, MESSENGER 1974
History Note
91(75); was see under RNA, MESSENGER 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Codon Preferred
Sense Codon Narrower
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