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Problem: Which of the following might result in a frameshift mutation?A. Nitrous acidB. 5-bromouracilC. Benzo(a)pyrene

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Nitrous acid: deamination → causes transition mutation

5-bromouracil: base analog → causes transition mutation

Benzo(a)pyrene: intercalating agent → causes frameshift mutation

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Which of the following might result in a frameshift mutation?

A. Nitrous acid

B. 5-bromouracil

C. Benzo(a)pyrene

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