Chapter 6 2 Bio

Chapter 6 2 Bio - These occur by means of a change in a...

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1. A mutation is a change in the genetic material because of a mistake or damage in the base sequences of the DNA strands. 2. A missense mutation because the amino acid sequence of the protein would be altered in order to allow the bacterial cell wall to become resistant to the vancomycin. 3. Mutations occur because of mistakes or damages to the DNA base sequence.
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Unformatted text preview: These occur by means of a change in a base, a change in the amino acid sequence, or a deletion or insertion of the bases. Mutations occur because of mistakes or damages to the DNA base sequence. This is accidental. However, mutations continue because of replication. If the mutation is beneficial, then it will become dominant....
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