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Genetic Code MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Genetic Code
Tree Number(s)
G05.360.335
Unique ID
D005815
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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).
Entry Version
GENET CODE
Entry Term(s)
Code, Genetic
NLM Classification #
QU 470
See Also
Histone Code
Protein Biosynthesis
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Genetic Code Preferred
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