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Unformatted text preview: s Changes in the sequences, so what? Potential novel protein sequences, maybe. Change in the nucleotide might cause a change in the amino acid, or even the length of the polypeptide. Some nucleotide changes do nothing, some change the amino acid, some change the amino acid but have no change in the protein sequences, but some change the amino acid and the protein sequence. Nothing changes is a silent mutation Insertion and Deletions: Small So what? Frameshift, consequently bizarre nonfunctional protein. Inversions: Medium There are 2 stretches of DNS that are homologous, jumped in in opposing directions. Looping to make homologous might result in an inversion. They...
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