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Protein Synthesis Quiz

Use the mRNA decoder table below to list the amino acid sequence (by three letter acronym) described by this DNA sequence.

DNA                 TAC       ACA       AAT       CTT       TCT       ATC

mRNA                AUG                                               UAG

Amino Acid          START                                             STOP

First Letter Second Letter Third Letter
U C A G
U phenylalanine PHE serine SER tyrosine TRY cysteine CYS U
phenylalanine PHE serine SER tyrosine TRY cysteine CYS C
leucine LEU serine SER stop stop A
leucine LEU serine SER stop tryptophan TRP G
C leucine LEU proline PRO histidine HIS arginine ARG U
leucine LEU proline PRO histidine HIS arginine ARG C
leucine LEU proline PRO glutamine Q arginine ARG A
leucine LEU proline PRO glutamine Q arginine ARG G
A isoleucine ISO threonine THR asparagine ASN serine SER U
isoleucine ISO threonine THR asparagine ASN serine SER C
isoleucine ISO threonine THR lysine LYS arginine ARG A
methionine MET or start threonine THR lysine LYS arginine ARG G
G valine VAL alanine ALA aspartate ASP glycine GLY U
valine VAL alanine ALA aspartate ASP glycine GLY C
valine VAL alanine ALA glutamate GLU glycine GLY A
valine VAL alanine ALA glutamate GLU glycine GLY G