humanizing a gene

Nick Theodorakis nicholas_theodorakis at urmc.rochester.edu
Thu Aug 16 16:18:59 EST 2001


In 
<Pine.SGI.4.33.0108161318470.4915564-100000 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk>, 
Michael Witty wrote:
>
>Dear All,
>        if I was taking a heterologous coding sequence and making all the
>rare codons into human preferred codons I would be humanizing the 
coding
>sequence.  BUT I am taking a Pseudomonas coding sequence and 
making all
>the rare codons into E. coli preferred codons.  What should I call this?

I agree with the poster who suggested "optimizing."

Nick

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