DNA/RNA AMINO ACIDS

The task was to group the amino acids and its distinct functionalities in the framework of binary order and the four codon families.
The first step is to see if there are any hints to the four elements air, fire, water and earth. Once that is confirmed, we can continue and get a better understanding of the individual amino acids and compare them to the meanings of the tarot/kabalah system. The first two columns show the numbering of the Tarot cards in both directions. This page is another work in progress...
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Uracil/Thymine families Earth  
6. n SerineSerSUCC UCU UCA UCG 4-Serine: Assist in the manufacture of the organic acid Creatine, found in blood, while also present within muscle and brain tissue as an energy source for muscle contraction. Participant in purine, pyrimidine and porphyrin biosynthesis. Also a natural moisturizing agent used in cosmetics.
7. 19 PhenylalaninePheFUUC UUUPhenylalanine: Used by the brain as a natural precursor to the manufacture of norepinephrine and other neurotransmitters, it enhances learning, alertness and memory. Also used in the treatment of depression, and the D form Phenylalanine acts as a pain killer. Nutritional conflicts may occur unless kept in balance with other amino acids through dietary intake.
n. 18 LeucineLeuLUUA UUG2-Leucine: Must be kept in balance with other amino acids through dietary intake, or nutritional conflicts may occur. Useful in lowering blood sugar levels. It is found in high concentrations in muscle tissue, and promotes wound healing of skin and bone.
8. 17 TyrosineTyrTUAC UAUTyrosine: Direct precursor of adrenaline and thyroid hormones, it helps control depressions and anxiety, and acts as a growth hormone stimulant. Plays an intermediary role in the synthesis of the neurotransmitter Norepinephrine from Phenylalanine. Considered an antioxidant and appetite suppressant.
9. 16             Stop codonsXUAA UAGI believe there are some still to be discovered microbes, which make another amino acid with this two codons.(see UGA)
10. 15 CysteineCysCUGC UGUCysteine: Used to stimulate white blood cell activity in the immune system. Essential for the formation of skin, and promotes healing from cuts and burns. Effective antioxidant and scavenger of free radicals. It is the only Amino acid to form the connections of the protein folding process.
11. 14
Stop codon or
Selenocysteine
XUGANormally UGA is stop codon, but the proteins that use UGA for selenocysteine usually have mRNA with significant secondary structure around the UGA. This may cause the ribosome to not recognize the UGA as a stop codon, allowing the selenocysteinyl-tRNA to incorporate the amino acid at that point.
12. 13 TryptophanTrpWUGGTryptophan: Found in blood serum, gastric mucous membranes and especially in brain tissue, a precursor to Serotonin and used as an inhibitory neurotransmitter. Stimulates the smooth muscles, transmission of impulses between nerve cells, and in the regulation of cyclic body processes. Used in treatment of migraine headaches, insomnia and some types of depression. A balance must be maintained with other amino acids through dietary intake, or nutritional conflicts can occur.
Cytosine families Water  
1. 22 ProlineProPCCC CCU CCA CCGProline: Major constituent of collagen, the main fibrous protein found in bone, cartilage and other connective tissue. Used in the maintenance and repair of joints and tendons.
2. n Leucine LeuLCUC CUU CUA CUG 4-Leucine: It is found in high concentrations in muscle tissue, and promotes wound healing of skin and bone.
3. 21 Histidine HisHCAC CAUHistidine: Important in production of red and white blood cells, is abundant in hemoglobin, also the oxygen carrying pigment of red blood cells. Effective in treating allergic diseases. Helps remove heavy metals from tissues by chelation to trace minerals.
4. 20 Glutamine GlnQ CAA CAGGlutamine: Readily passing through the blood brain barrier, it picks up ammonia in the central nervous system and delivers it to kidneys for deanimation. Used to protect against the poisonous effects of alcohol, and in the treatment of schizophrenia and senility. Also found in the intestinal tract.
5. n ArginineArg RCGC CGU CGA CGG 4-Arginine: Stimulates the immune system, promotes wound healing, and blocks formation of tumors. In the Anterior Pituitary gland, causes release of growth hormones. Increases spermatogenesis in sex glands. Also promotes detoxification of ammonia, and is involved in liver regeneration.
Adenine families Fire  
13. 12 ThreonineThrTACC ACU ACA ACG Threonine: Must be kept in balance with other amino acids through dietary intake, or nutritional conflicts may occur. In the liver, it acts as a lipotropic agent to help prevent fatty build ups. An important constituent of collagen, elastin and enamel proteins.
14. 11 IsoleucineIleIAUC AUU AUA Isoleucine: It is found in high concentrations in muscle tissue. Since the only source is through dietary intake, it must be kept in balance proportion with other amino acids, or nutritional conflicts may occur.
15. 10 Methionine*MetMAUGMethionine: Functions as a antioxidant (free radical deactivator) and neutralizes toxins. Helps guard against disorders of the skin and nails, prevents hair loss, and curbs accumulations of fat in the liver.
16. 9 AsparagineAsnNAAC AAUAsparagine: Participates in the metabolic control of cells functions in the brain and nervous system, thus used in treatment of brain and nervous system disorders.
17. 8 LysineLysKAAA AAGLysine: Assures adequate absorption of the mineral calcium, and assists in promoting bone growth. Must be kept in balance with other amino acids through dietary intake, or nutritional conflicts may occur. Helps to form collagen, the fibrous protein constituent of bones, cartilage, tendons, and other connective tissues. Also used in treatment of Herpes Simplex.
n. 7 SerineSerSAGC AGU2-Serine: Assist in the manufacture of the organic acid Creatine, found in blood, while also present within muscle and brain tissue as an energy source for muscle contraction. Participant in purine, pyrimidine and porphyrin biosynthesis. Also a natural moisturizing agent used in cosmetics.
n. 6 ArginineArgRAGA AGG2-Arginine: Stimulates the immune system, promotes wound healing, and blocks formation of tumors. In the Anterior Pituitary gland, causes release of growth hormones. Increases spermatogenesis in sex glands. Also promotes detoxification of ammonia, and is involved in liver regeneration.
Guanine families Air  
18. 5 AlanineAlaAGCC GCU GCA GCG Alanine: Used in maintaining blood glucose levels by converting carbohydrates stored in liver and muscle tissue into glucose needed by the body to satisfy its energy needs. Also used as a food seasoning.
19. 4 ValineValVGUC GUU GUA GUG Valine: Used to treat severe amino acid deficiencies caused by addictions. One of the branched chain amino acids found in high concentration in muscle tissue.
20. 3 Aspartic acidAspDGAC GAUAspartic Acid: Nitrogen derived from Aspartic Acid is used to form ribonucleotides, precursors to RNA and DNA. Aids in the disposal and detoxification of ammonia in the body. Also increases overall resistance to fatigue.
21. 2 Glutamic acidGluEGAA GAGGlutamic Acid: Approximately 50% of the amino acid composition in the brain is represented by GLU and its derivatives. Used to transport potassium across the blood brain barrier. This amino acid acts as an excitatory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, so is essentially fuel for the brain. Also found in stomach.
22. 1 GlycineGlyGGGC GGU GGA GGG Glycine: Helps in the formation of the purine skeleton utilized in constructing RNA and DNA strands. Inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. Stimulates the release of growth hormone, and aids in synthesis of hemoglobin. Used as food additive for a sweeter taste, is also effective for hyperacidity in the stomach (used in antacids).
       
       
A code snippet of the one letter Amino acid abreviations
DNA CODONS
hydrophobic hydrophilic acidic basic histidin cysteine
Created :Sunday, 15-AUG-2004
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