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Because viruses’ genes include the redundant codons.
And life can get by with only one codon for each amino acid.
Church’s team used synthesis in follow-up work to recode seven codons in the E. coli genome.
Hysolli explains that, rather than synthesize every nucleotide in my Y chromosome, Church’s team will focus on discrete genetic units, called codons, that determine what kind of amino acids (and, eventually, proteins) are produced by a cell.
The next step was to place both the phosphotyrosine and the analog at specific sites in recombinant proteins, by swapping out a codon.
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