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Genetic Codes


NAR Molecular Biology Database Collection entry number 480
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA

Database Description

To ensure that the translation for each coding sequence (CDS) present in GenBank records is correct, NCBI maintains the list of genetic codes for each organism and record (shown as a /transl_table qualifier on the CDS in the flat files). The following genetic codes are described:
- The Standard Code
- The Vertebrate Mitochondrial Code
- The Yeast Mitochondrial Code
- The Mold, Protozoan, and Coelenterate Mitochondrial Code and the Mycoplasma/Spiroplasma Code
- The Invertebrate Mitochondrial Code
- The Ciliate, Dasycladacean and Hexamita Nuclear Code
- The Echinoderm and Flatworm Mitochondrial Code
- The Euplotid Nuclear Code
- The Bacterial and Plant Plastid Code
- The Alternative Yeast Nuclear Code
- The Ascidian Mitochondrial Code
- The Alternative Flatworm Mitochondrial Code
- Blepharisma Nuclear Code
- Chlorophycean Mitochondrial Code
- Trematode Mitochondrial Code
- Scenedesmus Obliquus Mitochondrial Code
- Thraustochytrium Mitochondrial Code


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