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Selenocysteine

"Selenocysteine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A naturally occurring amino acid in both eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms. It is found in tRNAs and in the catalytic site of some enzymes. The genes for glutathione peroxidase and formate dehydrogenase contain the TGA codon, which codes for this amino acid.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Selenocysteine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Selenocysteine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1995
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