nonsense triplet

Medical Dictionary

nonsense triplet non·sense triplet (nŏn'sěns', -səns)
A codon that causes the premature termination of a growing polypeptide chain, thus producing incomplete protein fragments.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: nonsense syllable
Next Definition: nonsense verse
Words Near: nonsense triplet
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for nonsense triplet
More from
Search for articles containing nonsense triplet Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature