AMBER - OCHRE - OPAL EXPLANATION PLEASE!!!

mb_nelson at mbcl.rutgers.edu mb_nelson at mbcl.rutgers.edu
Thu Jun 17 19:45:18 EST 1993


does anybody know why the names amber, ochre, and opal were given to the
stop codons?? I read in a text book that it was because of some 
laboratory joke but the book didn't say what the joke was.  
Please send responses to my e-mail address:  mb_nelson at biovax.rutgers.edu
thanks!   susan
WAIT!!! I wrote the wrong e-mail address. Th e correct one is :
mb_nelson at mbcl.rutgers.edu  thanks



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