Problem set 6

Problem set 6 - DAVID BREWER Problem set 6 Chapter 16 1....

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DAVID BREWER Problem set 6 – Chapter 16 1. The following two sequences have several differences that have arisen by mutation. a) Please circle each difference and give it a # so that you can refer to it in your answer and b) indicate the type of mutation. Remember that many mutations could have more than one name. Don’t forget to use the genetic code. These are the coding strands. coyote - ATG CAT AAG CCA GAC TTA GGT AAT CCT TAT ATC --A UAC CCC wolf - ATG CAT AAA CCA GAC TTA GGT --- CCT GAT ATC GGA UAA CCC #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #1 point mutation or base substitution- transversion-silent #2 frameshift #3 point mutation or base substitution- transversion-missense #4 frameshift #5 point mutation or base substitution- transversion-missense 2. A gene mutation changes an AT base pair to a CG base pair. This causes the gene to produce a non-functional protein that is half the length of the usual protein. This mutation is lethal if the organism is living at high temperatures. Please list all of the terms that could be used for this mutation. Missense, nonsense, forward mutation, conditional mutation
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