Translational readthrough

Definition: The continuation of translation beyond a stop codon by the use of a special tRNA that recognizes the UAG and UGA codons as modified amino acids, rather than as termination codons.

ID: GO:0006451


Articles referencing this term

Designer aminoglycosides: the race to develop improved antibiotics and compounds for the treatment of human genetic diseases
Mariana Hainrichson, Igor Nudelman and Timor Baasov, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2008 , 6 , 227
DOI: 10.1039/b712690p

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