Concept #1: Point Mutations

Concept #2: Base Distortions

Concept #3: Mutations and Phenotypes

Practice: A mutation occurred that changed the sequence 5’ AAGCTTGC 3’ to 5’ AAGCTTTGC 3’. What is the name for this type of mutation?

Practice: Which of the following mutations changes one codon to a chemically different amino acid?

Practice: Which of the following point mutations changes a purine nucleotide to a pyrminidine nucleotide?

Practice: Changes in the codon reading frame can be caused from all but which of the following?