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Which of the following would most likely cause a mutation with the greatest deleterious effect?



A. An insertion of a nucleotide triplet into a DNA strand that codes for mRNA
B. A deletion of a nucleotide triplet from a DNA strand that codes for mRNA
C. A single substitution of a nucleotide in a DNA strand that, when transcribed, results in a change in the nucleotide occupying the third codon position in an mRNA
D. A single substitution of nucleotide in a DNA strand that, when transcribed, results in a change in the nucleotide occupying the first codon position in an mRNA
E. A single addition of a nucleotide in a DNA strand that codes for an mRNA

This question is part of Protein Synthesis Quiz
Asked by Smccarthy, Last updated: May 22, 2018

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smccarthy

Smccarthy

Answered on Feb 13, 2018

A single addition of a nucleotide in a DNA strand that codes for an mRNA
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