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Problem: In a "nonsense" mutation:  a. The codon that mutates does not cause a change in the amino acid specified b. The codon that mutates causes a change in the amino acid specified c. The codon that mutates causes a stop codon to occur instead of the placement of an amino acid d. The mutation does not occur in a codon e. The mutation is not in DNA

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In a "nonsense" mutation: 

a. The codon that mutates does not cause a change in the amino acid specified

b. The codon that mutates causes a change in the amino acid specified

c. The codon that mutates causes a stop codon to occur instead of the placement of an amino acid

d. The mutation does not occur in a codon

e. The mutation is not in DNA

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