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    So this is the question that i cant do:

    During protein synthesis, tRNA molecules with the anticodon UAG attach to
    the amino acid isoleucine.

    Identify the DNA base triplet which codes for isoleucine.

    I thought that it would be AUC but thats not what the marking scheme says. Please help with an explanation.
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    it's asking for a DNA triplet not the mRNA triplet so it would be TAG
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    (Original post by Dickson_Bins)
    it's asking for a DNA triplet not the mRNA triplet so it would be TAG
    But still though, shouldn't A join with T since they are base pairs?
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    (Original post by flyingpanda786)
    But still though, shouldn't A join with T since they are base pairs?
    Yes but from the tRNA

    tRNA - UAG
    mRNA - AUC
    DNA - TAG
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    (Original post by Dickson_Bins)
    Yes but from the tRNA

    tRNA - UAG
    mRNA - AUC
    DNA - TAG

    Ahhhhh, that makes soo much sense now, thank you for your help!!
 
 
 
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