They found that proteins made from genes containing particular sequences (referred to technically as Shine-Dalgarno sequences) were produced more slowly than identical proteins made from genes with different but redundant codons.
What does SD stand for?
SD stands for Shine-Dalgarno (genetics sequence)
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The results show that most eubacterial Open Reading Frames (ORFs) are preceded by a distinctly recognizable Shine-Dalgarno (SD) sequence pattern.
Key words: translation, untranslated leader, Shine-Dalgarno sequence, leaderless mRNA Introduction Messenger RNA molecules (mRNAs) lacking 5' untranslated leader sequences have been observed in eubacteria, archaebacteria, and eukaryotic mitochondria (see 1 and references cited therein).