Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 24 - Genome Evolution - Review Questions - Understand: 2

Answer

D.

Work Step by Step

D. is true since each generation sees cell divisions which can lead to mutations, so shorter generations means more divisions and more mutations in a given amount of time. A. and C. are irrelevant to mutation rate, and B. might be true or it might not, depending on the mouse, but it is far from certain.
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