Alternatives to amber codon?

John Dixon jpcd0 at
Mon Jan 29 12:24:44 EST 1996

In article <4doh2g$cdk at>, wind at (Troels Wind) wrote:

> Hi all, 
> Can anyone tell me which bacteria strains are able to suppres other
> than TAG? 

NEB have three strains with supC, a thermosensitive tyrosine inserting
ochre (UAA) and amber (UAG): CAG597, CAG626, and CAG629.

They also list one with supP although this is not available from them.

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