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n. (context genetics English) A sequence of three nucleotides in transfer RNA that binds to the complementary triplet (codon) in messenger RNA to specify an amino acid during protein synthesis

Usage examples of "anticodon".

The triplet AGU thus codes for the same thing as its Chargaff anticodon UCA on the other strand.

The anticodon gives it away: more nucleic acid, another RNA chain itself transcribed fromwhere else?

Ressler explains: a bilingual molecule, with specific amino acid at one locus and corresponding anticodon at another.

Questions so universal, they must be structured in the RNA codons and anticodons themselves, it seemed to Emerson.