The Lysozyme Cistron of T4 Phage

  • Yoshimi Okada

Abstract

The genetic message is translated sequentially, three bases at time, starting from a defined AUG codon at the begining a cistron (Crick et al., 1961; Terzaghi et al., 1966). Deletions or additions of bases cause a shift in the reading frame of the genetic message and, therefore, such changes are called frame-shift mutations.

Keywords

Hydrolysis Codon Tyrosine Fractionation Lysozyme 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshimi Okada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of TokyoHongo, TokyoJapan

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