Scientific Paper with a One-Word Title

What else do you entitle a paper announcing you’ve found a new amino acid?

Selenocysteine.

Stadtman, T.C.

Abstract
Selenocysteine is recognized as the 21st amino acid in ribosome-mediated protein synthesis and its specific incorporation is directed by the UGA codon. Unique tRNAs that have complementary UCA anticodons are aminoacylated with serine, the seryl-tRNA …

Still, it caught me off-guard, even in the world of terse scientific articles.

 



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