Identify the type of mutation.

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The partial amino acid sequence of a wild-type protein is: 
. . . Arg-Met-Tyr-Thr-Leu-Cys-Ser . . .
The same portion of the protein from a mutant has the sequence:
. . . Arg-Met-Leu-Tyr-Ala-Leu-Phe . . .

 

Part A

Identify the type of mutation.

 

Part B

Give the possible sequence(s) of the wild-type DNA template strand.

 

 

asked Nov 22, 2012 in Genetics by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)
    

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Part A

frameshift mutation

 

Part B

3'-T-C-T/C-T-A-C-A-T-A-T-G-C-G-A-G-A-C-A-A-G-N-5'

3'-G-C-N-T-A-C-A-T-A-T-G-C-G-A-G-A-C-A-A-G-N-3'

answered Nov 22, 2012 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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