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Module 10 Homework Assignment Use the information presented in the module folder along with your readings from the textbook to answer the following questions. 1 Compare the difference between a point mutation and a frameshift mutation: A point mutation is a mutation that is most commonly a substitution that only affects one single base pair [Ope16]. A frameshift mutation is a mutation that is a result from either a deletion or insertion in a number of the nucleotides that change every amino acid after the mutation if not in a multiple of three [Ope16]. Frameshift mutations are considered to be problematic due to a shift in the reading frame results [Ope16]. 2 Describe the different between vertical gene transfer and horizontal gene transfer: Vertical gene transfer is considered the main mode of transmission of the genetic information in all cells [Ope16]. Vertical gene transfer refers to the transmission of the genetic information that goes from one generation to
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