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For this sequence of mRNA nucleotides GGUGCUCCUAUU, what happens if a nucleotide is inserted in the fourth position?

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Answered Nov 18Biology
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All of the codons right of GGU are changed due to frame shift. This means that each codon will code for a different amino acid, effecting the overall primary structure of the protein. For example if A is inserted in the fourth position the codons will be as followed AUG-CUC-CUA instead of UGC-UCC-UAU