Molecular Biology of the Cell 6th Edition

Published by Garland Science
ISBN 10: 0815344325
ISBN 13: 978-0-81534-432-2

Chapter 6 - End-of-Chapter - Problems - Page 366: 6-2



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DNA or splicing is precise. Most of the time, any errors in the way an intron is removed may result in either a missing or unwanted additional nucleotides in the mRNA sequence. In some cases, there may be an extra or missing nucleotide which would cause a frameshift mutation and could have a huge effect on what protein sequence is translated from the mRNA.
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