. A segment of DNA has base sequence GAC GAC CGC AAA ACA AGC. Due to deletion, the first base G is deleteD. The likely effect of this on the coding of D


a. the first amino acid will be different and all other will be like the original polypeptide

b. there will be no change in the polypeptide chain

c. whole sequence of amino acids will be changeD

d. the polypeptide chain will be one amino acid short

Best Answer

c.

This is a type of point frameshift mutation in which one addition or deletion of base alters all the sequence of the amino acids.

 

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