Nucleotide codes:. What is a Codon? Series of three nucleotides is called a codon. What does a codon code for? Each codon codes for a specific amino acid in a protein. Amino acids are assembles into proteins. What do these codons have to do with proteins?.
Long string of amino acids will form
Figure 9-6 A DNA segment consisting of a series of repeating DNA units. In this illustration, the fifteen-base core can repeat itself hundreds of times. The entire RFLP segment is typically hundreds to thousands of bases long.