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Contact: Massie Ballon
DOE/Joint Genome Institute

Codon Reassignment Global Sample Sourcing

Caption: Captured in this map are the recoded DNA sequences identified worldwide showing the locations of 82 environmental samples around the globe together with nine sample sites (derived from 212 samples) of the human body for which recoded sequences have been identified.

Credit: Patrick Schwientek

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