Glycine as Start Codon???

Martin Offterdinger martin.offterdinger at
Wed Feb 21 08:16:11 EST 2001

Is it possible that a ribosome starts somewhere else than at the ATG (kozak)
I don't know if I remember correctly, but I think that I read once that in
rare cases G can substitute for M.
Is there anyone who can point me to any relevant references?
Thanks in advance!


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