If an intron fails to get removed from an mRNA, and it is 25 nucleotides long, then how many more amino acids would the final polypeptide contain?
  • a)
    25
  • b)
    8
  • c)
    9
  • d)
    24
Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

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25 nucleotides would mean 8 codons and 1 nucleotide. That means 8 more amino acids would be added to the polypeptide. So, the answer is 8

25 nucleotides would mean 8 codons and 1 nucleotide. That means 8 more amino acids would be added to the polypeptide. So, the answer is 8
25 nucleotides would mean 8 codons and 1 nucleotide. That means 8 more amino acids would be added to the polypeptide. So, the answer is 8