Biology Practice Problems Mutation Practice Problems Solution: What type of mutation would be caused if three bas...

Solution: What type of mutation would be caused if three bases were deleted from the original DNA strand? Would this cause an amino acid to be lost?

Problem

What type of mutation would be caused if three bases were deleted from the original DNA strand? Would this cause an amino acid to be lost?

Solution

Deletion mutation will occur once three bases were deleted from the original DNA strand. Deletion mutation may lead to different result depending on the following situations: 

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