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    Human beta-globin polypeptide

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    The human beta-globin polypeptide is 146 amino acids long. How long is the coding portion of the human beta-globin mRNA?

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    Each amino acid is coded for by three nucleotides (called a "codon") found in mRNA. Essentially, the three letters are a code that tells the cell what amino acid to bring to the ...

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