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Start Codons

AUG (methionine)

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Stop Codons

UGA
UAA
UAG

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Arsenic Poisoning

- Can inhibit lipoic acid (cofactor needed for pyruvate dehydrogenase)
- Garlic breath, rice water stools, vomiting
- Rx: dimercaperol

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ETC Uncouplers

Make inner mt membrane more permeable --> generate heat
- Thermogenin (brown fat, hibernating animals)
- High dose aspirin (aspirin OD --> hyperthermia)
- 2,5-DNP (used illegally for weight loss)