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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       CAC       GAC       TTT       ACC       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
arginine ARE serine SER stop stop A
arginine ARE serine SER stop geolycine GEO G
C arginine ARE proline PRO histidine HIS leucine LEU U
arginine ARE proline PRO histidine HIS leucine LEU C
arginine ARE proline PRO glutamine Q leucine LEU A
arginine ARE proline PRO glutamine Q leucine LEU G
A isoleucine ISO threonine THR asparagine ASN serine SER U
isoleucine ISO threonine THR asparagine ASN serine SER C
isoleucine ISO threonine THR byglycine BIG leucine LEU A
methionine MET or start threonine THR byglycine BIG leucine LEU G
G yurosine YOU alanine ALA aspartate ASP glycine GLY U
yurosine YOU alanine ALA aspartate ASP glycine GLY C
yurosine YOU alanine ALA glutamate GLU glycine GLY A
yurosine YOU alanine ALA glutamate GLU glycine GLY G