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What purpose do the unusual amino acids, selenocysteine and pyrrolysine, serve?


What purpose do the unusual amino acids, selenocysteine and pyrrolysine, serve?

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Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. They are synthesized by the specific sequence of nitrogenous bases during translation. Thes...

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