Suppose you were to construct a synthetic RNA from a repeating dinucleotide AGAGAGAGAG and then use it as a messenger to synthesize a polypeptide in an invito system. What type of polypeptide would you make from this polynucleotide? Would you expect to have more than one polypeptide? Why?
In molecular translation information in RNA is transformed into a series of amino acids in protein by ribosomes. Have a look at the genetic code, for example at this site: http://www.neb.com/nebecomm/tech_reference/general_data/genetic_code.asp . The genetic code tells you which amino acids ...
Why translation from all three reading frames is needed to predict polypeptides from a synthetic nucleotide sequence.