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Biology Chapter 17

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50) The most commonly occurring mutation in people with cystic fibrosis is a deletion of a single codon. This results in

A) a base-pair substitution.

B) a nucleotide mismatch.

C) a frameshift mutation.

D) a polypeptide missing an amino acid.

E) a nonsense mutation

Answer:
D) a polypeptide missing an amino acid.
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Question: 50) The most commonly occurring mutation in people with cystic fibrosis is a deletion of a single codon. This results in A) a base-pair substitution. B) a nucleotide mismatch. C) a frameshift mutation. D) a polypeptide missing an amino acid. E) a nonsense mutation
Answer: D) a polypeptide missing an amino acid.