triplet code

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Noun1.triplet code - the normal version of the genetic code in which a sequence of three nucleotides codes for the synthesis of a specific amino acid
genetic code - the ordering of nucleotides in DNA molecules that carries the genetic information in living cells
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Each group of three nucleotide bases or triplet code (G-T-A, for example) produces a specific amino acid.
Led by Nick Goldman and Ewan Birney, researchers from the European Bioinformatics Institute in Eng land began by converting the five files into digital form (not bits but "trits"--a triplet code comprising zero, one and two).
The mRNA sequences should contain at least 45 bases, or 15 triplet codes.