Frame-shift mutations occur when a nucleotide is accidentally omitted or added to DNA. Would a frame-shift mutation be more harmful if it occurred at the start of a gene or near the end of the gene? Why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com May 20, 2020, 5:20 pm ad1c9bdddf
Frame-shifts caused by insertion or deletion of nucleotides often result in premature termination protein translation. This is most serious when the frame shift ...
Brief explanation of what a frame-shift mutation is and the consequences it has on protein translation.