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Unable to understand why bases in DNA which make V-A-P codon in bacter

  1. Mar 17, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Which bases in DNA do make V-A-P codon in a bacter?

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I know that the right answer is C-T-G.
    However, I do not understand why.

    I know the base rules that the amino acid A wants T, and the amino acid C wants G.
    This does not explain the connectives in the result.

    In other words, if the above two rules only apply, I would say the following
    E-T-S in DNA makes the V-A-P codon.
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