The genetic code is discussed on pp 179-180 and pp 182-183 in your book. This code is what allows the string of nucleotides in our DNA to code for the sequence of amino acids that make up proteins.
- Briefly explain what this genetic code is in general and how it works.
- What is meant by the universality of the genetic code?
- Explain briefly what the advantages and disadvantages of this type of genetic code are to humans.