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Problem: What type of mutation has occurred in the following? Normal allele 5' – GGAAUGAAACAGGAACCC – 3' Mutant allele 5' – GGAAUGAAAUCAGGAACCC – 3'  a. Insertion of one base b. Substitution c. Deletion of one base d. Insertion of two bases e. Deletion of two bases

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What type of mutation has occurred in the following?
Normal allele 5' – GGAAUGAAACAGGAACCC – 3'
Mutant allele 5' – GGAAUGAAAUCAGGAACCC – 3' 

a. Insertion of one base

b. Substitution

c. Deletion of one base

d. Insertion of two bases

e. Deletion of two bases

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