Amino acid substitutions resulting from suppression of nonsense mutations. V. Tryptophan insertion by the Su9+ gene, a suppressor of the UGA nonsense triplet

Teh Sheng Chan, Alan Garen

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Abstract

The Su9+ suppressor gene of Escherichia coli enables the UGA nonsense triplet to code for tryptophan. The implications of this finding in light of the predictions of Crick's wobble hypothesis are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-234
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Molecular Biology
Volume49
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 14 1970
Externally publishedYes

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Suppressor Genes
Nonsense Codon
Insertional Mutagenesis
Amino Acid Substitution
Tryptophan
Escherichia coli

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Amino acid substitutions resulting from suppression of nonsense mutations. V. Tryptophan insertion by the Su9+ gene, a suppressor of the UGA nonsense triplet. / Chan, Teh Sheng; Garen, Alan.

In: Journal of Molecular Biology, Vol. 49, No. 1, 14.04.1970, p. 231-234.

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