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Marshall Nirenberg and Heinrich Matthaei used poly-U mRNA in a cell-free system to make a polyphenylalanine protein chain. This showed that UUU must be the code that specifies the amino acid phenylalanine.

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      amino acid,code 2d,NSDL,e coli,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,breaking the code,protein chain,biological elements,marshall nirenberg,Space Science,mrna,Life Science,matthaei,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,2d animation,dna rna,heinrich,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081106034430905T

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