initiator codons

(Thomas Bürglin ) burglin at
Fri Dec 8 09:08:56 EST 1995

>Dear Netters,
>I have been (unsuccesfully) trying to find a consensus "Kozak initiator
>codon sequence" for worms. Could someone tell me where I could find such a
>consensus (I'm pretty sure there is one around).

Taken from the new C. elegans Methods book:
chapter on Transcription and Translation,
assembled by Phil Green:

  A    N   N   A/C A/G  A   A    A   T   G    N
(50%)          80% 90% 50% 50%  100 100 100

actually numbers are listed there too.


Thomas Burglin (German spelling: B=FCrglin)
burglin at

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