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Problem: 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 mutationB) silent mutationC) missense mutationD) frameshift mutationE) none of the above

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Insertion: addition of a few nucleotides to the DNA

Deletion: removal of short or large segments of DNA

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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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