\nˈɒnsəns kˈɒdɒn], \nˈɒnsəns kˈɒdɒn], \n_ˈɒ_n_s_ə_n_s k_ˈɒ_d_ɒ_n]\
Definitions of NONSENSE CODON
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A codon that has been converted to the same sequence as a stop codon (CODON, TERMINATOR) by a nonsense mutation. It is different from a stop codon in that it occurs abnormally and causes premature termination of protein translation resulting in the production of truncated proteins which may be non-functional.
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