Problem: If a frameshift mutation causes a stop codon to be inserted into the DNA sequence,A. the phenotype will change but not the genotype.B. the resulting protein will not be affected.C. the resulting protein will be too long and non-functional.D. the resulting protein will be too short and non-functional.

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Frameshift Mutation: insertion or deletion of DNA sequence that changes the open reading frame

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If a frameshift mutation causes a stop codon to be inserted into the DNA sequence,

A. the phenotype will change but not the genotype.

B. the resulting protein will not be affected.

C. the resulting protein will be too long and non-functional.

D. the resulting protein will be too short and non-functional.