Single nucleotide polymorphisms, also known as SNPs, are single nucleotide changes in the general DNA sequence of organisms. These changes are found in a particular position in the DNA strand. They may occur in both coding (genes) and noncoding part of the DNA.
Single nucleotide polymorphisms
A. are often found in humans
B. are rarely found in humans
C. arise from gene duplications
D. arise from transposons
E. are only found in open reading frames
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