Q. 84.7( 3 Votes )

Which of the following is true with respect to AUG?
A. It codes for methionine only

B. It is an initiation codon

C. It codes for methionine in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes

D. All of the above

Answer :

a) AUG codon only codes for methionine.

b)AUG codon is an initiation or start codon which starts the transcription of messenger RNA or m-RNA.

c) It codes for methionine in eukaryotes and modified methionine in prokaryotes .

All the statements holds true.

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