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Would you expect a mutation in the DNA from TAA to TAG to produce hazardous affects? Why? What about a change from TAA to GAA?

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Every gene consists of a protein coding sequence, which might be a series begins with a START codon (ATG) and concludes with a STOP codon (TAA, TAG or TGA).
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<br> If a mutation results in a new stop translation condon formed before the naturally occuring one, ...

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The question is answered with a discussion of the possibilities of hazardous effects.

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