A portion of a specific DNA molecule consists of the following sequence of nucleotide triplets:?
This DNA sequence codes for the following short polypeptide:
methionine - leucine - glutamic acid - proline - arginine
Describe the steps in the synthesis of this polypeptide. What would be the effect of a deletion or an addition in one of the DNA nucleotides? What would be the effect of a substitution in one of the nucleotides?