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Problem: Which type of mutation usually has the largest effect on protein structure? Explain why.A.  missenseB.  silentC. frameshift

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Genetic mutations can be classified into two general types: point mutation and frameshift mutation. Point mutations are substitutions of a single base in a sequence leading to changes in the codons that will be used for translation. It has three subtypes: silent, missense and nonsense mutation.

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Which type of mutation usually has the largest effect on protein structure? Explain why.

A.  missense

B.  silent

C. frameshift

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