JaziLove
  • JaziLove
PLEASE help fast! WILL GIVE MEDAL. One difference between a point mutation and a chromosomal mutation is that ___. A.) a point mutation affects the DNA of more genes than a chromosomal mutation B.) a point mutation can involve an insertion or deletion, but cannot result in frameshift. C.) a chromosomal mutation can change the number of chromosomes in a cell. D.) a chromosomal mutation is more likely to be passed on to offspring or daughter cells.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
B is false. Insertions and deletions cause frameshifts. We can cross that out.
JaziLove
  • JaziLove
ok sounds good
anonymous
  • anonymous
A is false. A point mutation only affects a few genetic sequences whereas a chromosomal mutation can affect a wide range of genes. So we can also cross that out.

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JaziLove
  • JaziLove
alright
anonymous
  • anonymous
D is not a good answer. All types of mutation have about the same probability of being passed on through heredity. C is the best answer. Chromosomal mutations can alter the number of chromosomes a disorder known as aneuploidy.
JaziLove
  • JaziLove
ok, thank you so much(:
anonymous
  • anonymous
You're welcome
anonymous
  • anonymous
To be specific, B can be false. It just depends on how many insertions or deletions occur.
JaziLove
  • JaziLove
C was correct!(:

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