Asked Mar 10, 2020

identify all the amino acid-specifying codons in the
genetic code where a point mutation (a single base
change) could generate a nonsense codon.


Expert Answer

Step 1

The mutation is sudden change occurs in genetic material. It can be due to ultra-violet rays, X-rays, etc. It alters the nucleotide sequence. Point mutation as the name show change occurs in a single nucleotide. Either a single nucleotide inserted or deleted in the DNA sequence.

Step 2

The genetic code comprises the nucleotides complementary to the nucleotide bases present in the nucleic acids. The genetic code specifies the amino acid sequence in a protein. The codons are exhibited as three base pair sequence t...

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