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Initiator Codon (Start Codon)

A codon that directs initiation of protein translation (TRANSLATION, GENETIC) by stimulating the binding of initiator tRNA (RNA, TRANSFER, MET). In prokaryotes, the codons AUG or GUG can act as initiators while in eukaryotes, AUG is the only initiator codon.
Also Known As:
Start Codon; Initiation Codon; Codon, Initiator; Codon, Initiation; Codons, Initiation; Codons, Initiator; Codons, Start; Initiation Codons; Initiator Codons; Start Codons; Codon, Start
Networked: 554 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 24 trials/studies)

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1. Powell, Michael L: 5 articles (01/2011 - 08/2008)
2. Brown, T David K: 4 articles (01/2011 - 08/2008)
3. Brierley, Ian: 4 articles (01/2011 - 08/2008)
4. Jackson, Richard J: 3 articles (01/2011 - 11/2008)
5. Matsuda, M: 3 articles (01/2010 - 01/2008)
6. Tazumi, A: 3 articles (01/2010 - 01/2008)
7. Millar, B C: 3 articles (01/2010 - 01/2008)
8. Moore, J E: 3 articles (01/2010 - 01/2008)
9. Stein, C A: 3 articles (08/2006 - 12/2005)
10. Benimetskaya, Luba: 3 articles (08/2006 - 12/2005)

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1. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
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