Definition of Stop codon

1. Noun. (biology) , (genetics), (biochemistry) a sequence of three RNA nucleotides (A, C, G or U) that instruct the synthesis, or translation, of a protein to stop. The three-letter stop codon sequences have been given names: "UAG" is ''amber'', "UGA" is ''opal'', and "UAA" is ''ochre''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stop Codon

stop-loss order
stop-loss orders
stop and smell the roses
stop at nothing
stop bath
stop by
stop cock
stop cocks
stop codon (current term)
stop consonant
stop dead
stop down
stop list
stop lists
stop loss order
stop loss orders
stop motion
stop number
stop off
stop on a dime
stop order
stop over
stop payment

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