Which of the following is not a property of the genetic code?

A) Ambiguous

B) Non-­overlapping

C) Universal

D) Degeneracy

Answer: A) Ambiguous

Explanation: Genetic code is nearly universal, non-overlapping and degenerate. The genetic code is unambiguous as each genetic code is specific for only one amino acid that it codes for. 61 codons code for amino acids and 3 codons are stop codons. They do not code for any amino acids.

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