A. The given strand sequence is an RNA, shown by the presence of U and the absence of T.
B. With this sequence, if it is translated, with the assumption that start codon is located upstream and the first base marks the start of the first codon for this given sequence, would have the following sequence (Refer to the genetic code as guide):
For the given sequence 5' - GGAGCUCGUUGUAUU - 3'
A. Is this sequence RNA or DNA? How can you tell?
B. Which amino acids are encoded, if the reading frame is as shown, starting from the correct end?
C. What would be the effect on the amino acid sequence if the sequence were changed to 5' GGAGACUCGUUGUAUU -3'? Explain why the amino acid sequence changes.
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