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Problem: If a G position becomes depurinated, during the next DNA replication, that position will probably be filled with _____, if the damage is not repaired.A. AB. TC. CD. Nothing and cause a deletion

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Depurination is basically the removal of the attachment of a purine base with its pentose sugar. The damage caused by this process is usually prevented by the repair of proof-reading polymerases. But if ever it still has not been repaired prior to replication, this apurinic site is replaced by a random base. 

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If a G position becomes depurinated, during the next DNA replication, that position will probably be filled with _____, if the damage is not repaired.

A. A

B. T

C. C

D. Nothing and cause a deletion

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