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Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by akalin24, Apr 18, 2004.

  1. akalin24

    akalin24 Member
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    Did anyone get 1266 for the number of nucleotides for the amino acid length?? I forget the details.. But they have you 422 codons..

    thoughts
     
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  3. blz

    blz Senior Member
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    looks like you did the math right. i didn't have that question though
     
  4. alanlee

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    I think I had that question... the key there was that the stop codon doesn't code for an aa, but is still part of the mRNA. So I put 422 aa X 3 nucleotides/aa + 3 aa for stop codon = 1269.
     

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