alexa Method to determine the reading frame of a protein from the purine pyrimidine genome sequence and its possible evolutionary justification.
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Journal of Computer Science & Systems Biology

Author(s): Shepherd JC

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The periodic variations obtained by correlating the relative positions of purines and pyrimidines (and of the four bases thymine, cytosine, adenine, and guanine) in a wide variety of genomes of wholly or partly known sequence suggest that there may be enough of an earlier comma-free coding system (i.e., only readable in one frame) still present to permit determination of the reading frame and approximate extent of the present protein coding stretches. The characteristics of these variations support the hypothesis that these primitive messages were formed of coding triplets having the form RNY (R = purine; Y = pyrimidine; and N = purine or pyrimidine). The base sequences and reading frames that have a minimal deviation from such a message are still good predictors of actual coding regions and reading frames in spite of the many mutations that have occurred since such a genetic code was last in use. In fact, the right frame for almost all the proteins in a number of viruses and various prokaryotes and eukaryotes is deduced purely from purine/pyrimidine information and not by using the normal start and stop signals.
This article was published in Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A and referenced in Journal of Computer Science & Systems Biology

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords