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    Types of Gene Mutations for Genetics Students

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    Discuss the three different types of gene mutations (base substitutions, insertion & deletion).

    Please describe in detail how insertion, deletion, and base substitution of nucleotides can have a significant impact on genes, and provide three specific examples (actual gene mutations, not chromosome mutations) of ways in which a very small change in DNA can have a major impact on an organism, and describe each mutation in detail.

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    This solution outlines the different types of gene mutations and includes diagrams to illustrate the similarities, differences, and potential effects.

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