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Problem: A new chemotherapeutic agent is developed that alters the structure of all thymines in DNA. These thymines are then misread during the production of mRNA. Which of the following could NOT result from this type of mutation?A. silent mutationB. missense mutationC. nonsense mutationD. frameshift mutation

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Point mutations: causes a change in a single nucleotide in DNA

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A new chemotherapeutic agent is developed that alters the structure of all thymines in DNA. These thymines are then misread during the production of mRNA. Which of the following could NOT result from this type of mutation?

A. silent mutation

B. missense mutation

C. nonsense mutation

D. frameshift mutation

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