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Biology
Course
BIO3102
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All Professors
Semester
Winter

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134iDNA bases in genes is directly related to the structurefunction of the polypeptides that they encodesmall changes in the DNA sequence might affect protein structureMutations are changes in the sequence of bases in the genetic material Basepair substitution mutation involve a change of one particular base to another in the genetic material there are 4 types of them this will cause a change in a base in a codon in mRNAif a mutation alters the codon to specify a different amino acidthen the resulting protein will have a different amino acid sequencethis is called the 1 missense mutation because although an amino acid is placed in the polypeptide it is the wrong onewhether the polypeptide function is altered significantly or not depends on which amino acid chang
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