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Which type of mutation results in the replacement of an amino acid with another amino acid in the protein made by a gene?

Option: 1

Transition mutation

Option: 2

Transversion mutation

Option: 3

Frame-shift mutation


Option: 4

Missense mutation

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Missense mutation is a change in one DNA base pair that results in the substitution of one amino acid for another in the protein made by a gene.

Option d is the correct answer. 

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