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Problem: Which of the following mutations could result in a truncated protein? Choose all that apply.• A nonsense mutation that changes a cysteine to a stop codon• A chromosomal-level deletion• A chromosomal-level insertion• A two base pair frameshift• A missense mutation that changes a phenylalanine to a leucine• A one base pair frameshift• An in-frame removal of three base pairs

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

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Which of the following mutations could result in a truncated protein? Choose all that apply.

• A nonsense mutation that changes a cysteine to a stop codon

• A chromosomal-level deletion

• A chromosomal-level insertion

• A two base pair frameshift

• A missense mutation that changes a phenylalanine to a leucine

• A one base pair frameshift

• An in-frame removal of three base pairs

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