B the protein is first made with leu at position

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Unformatted text preview: ain of leu222 to be rearranged into the side chain of ser. C. The mutation causes the protein to be made with ser at position 222 instead of leu. iClicker Question: Considering that leu222 is in the interior of the normal protein, why would a mutation that replaces it with serine lead to an inactive protein? A. The side chain of serine is hydrophobic and would therefore not remain in the hydrophilic core of the protein, thus disrupting the protein’s shape. B. The side chain of serine is hydrophilic and would therefore not remain in the hydrophobic core of the protein, thus disrupting the protein’s shape. C. Any change in amino acid sequence will disrupt...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course BIO 111 taught by Professor White during the Fall '11 term at University of Massachusetts Boston.

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