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An individual has a mutation in the gene that codes for the pigment melanin that results in white skin and hair. Choose the correct explanation for how this mutation affects this individual's traits.

The error in the mRNA sequence results in an error in the DNA molecule during transcription, the error in the DNA molecule results in an incorrect nucleic acid in the melanin protein which makes it non-functional.  The resulting trait is hair and skin without color.

The error in the mRNA sequence results in an error in the DNA molecule during transcription, the error in the DNA molecule results in an incorrect amino acid in the melanin protein which makes it non-functional.  The resulting trait is hair and skin without color.

The error in the DNA sequence results in an error in the mRNA molecule during transcription, the error in the mRNA molecule results in an incorrect amino acid in the melanin protein which makes it non-functional. The resulting trait is hair and skin without color.

The error in the DNA sequence results in an error in the mRNA molecule during transcription, the error in the mRNA molecule results in an incorrect nucleic acid in the melanin protein which makes it non-functional. The resulting trait is hair and skin without color.

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