Insertion: addition of a few nucleotides to the DNA
Deletion: removal of short or large segments of DNA
A change in a nucleotide sequence that results in addition or deletion of a single nucleotide and largely changes the amino acid sequence of the resulting peptide is known as a
A) nonsense mutation
B) silent mutation
C) missense mutation
D) frameshift mutation
E) none of the above
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