PREFERRED CODONS FOR SELECTED SPECIES

The following table lists the preferred codons in each species, along with their usage as a percent of all codons for that amino acid.

Codons that differ from those preferred in man and rat are highlighted

Amino acid

Human Rat E. coli S. cerevisiae S. frugiperda
  Preferred codon % use Preferred codon % use Preferred codon % use Preferred codon % use Preferred codon % use
Ala GCC 41 GCC 41 GCC 34 GCT 38 GCT 37
Arg CGG 21 AGG 21 CGC 38 AGA 48 AGA 24
Asn AAC 55 AAC 60 AAC 54 AAT 59 AAC 63
Asp GAC 54 GAC 58 GAT 63 GAT 65 GAC 58
Cys TGC 56 TGC 56 TGC 55 TGT 63 TGC 58
Gln CAG 75 CAG 76 CAG 66 CAA 69 CAG 51
Glu GAG 59 GAG 62 GAA 68 GAA 71 GAG 52
Gly GGC 35 GGC 35 GGC 39 GGT 47 GGA 32
His CAC 59 CAC 62 CAT 57 CAT 64 CAC 60
Ile ATC 50 ATC 55 ATT 50 ATT 46 ATC 47
Leu CTG 41 CTG 42 CTG 49 TTG 29 CTG 31
Lys AAG 58 AAG 64 AAA 75 AAA 58 AAG 58
Met ATG 100 ATG 100 ATG 100 ATG 100 ATG 100
Phe TTC 56 TTC 60 TTT 57 TTT 59 TTC 65
Pro CCC 33 CCC 32 CCG 51 CCA 41 CCT/CCA 29
Ser AGC 24 AGC 25 AGC 26 TCT 27 TCC 20
Thr ACC 37 ACC 38 ACC 42 ACT 35 ACT 32
Trp TGG 100 TGG 100 TGG 100 TGG 100 TGG 100
Tyr TAC 57 TAC 61 TAT 58 TAT 56 TAC 67
Val GTG 48 GTG 48 GTG 36 GTT 39 GTG 39
Trm TGA 51 TGA 50 TAA 62 TAA 48 TAA 64

 

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Last Modified: September 28, 2001
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