Now showing items 1-1 of 1

    • Adaptive Properties of the Genetically Encoded Amino Acid Alphabet Are Inherited from Its Subsets 

      Ilardo, Melissa; Bose, Rudrarup; Meringer, Markus; Rasulev, Bakhtiyor; Grefenstette, Natalie; Stephenson, James; Freeland, Stephen; Gillams, Richard J.; Butch, Christopher J.; Cleaves II, James (natureresearch, 2019-08-28)
      Life uses a common set of 20 coded amino acids (CAAs) to construct proteins. This set was likely canonicalized during early evolution; before this, smaller amino acid sets were gradually expanded as new synthetic, proofreading ...