Explain the reason behind the given Answer.

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1. A mutation can cause any of the mentioned effects - it can prevent a protein from forming or even reduce or enhance its amount. This is because mutation can occur at any position in the DNA and bring about random effects.

2. Nonsense mutation is the correct answer this is because, in this there is change of a single codon but it leads to formation of a stop codon. This thereby results in stopping of the translation process.


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