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Effects of a tRNA Mutation


Consider the following mutant tRNA anticodon:

5' ICA 3'

...where "I" is the nucleotide inosine, found in tRNAs and is able to base pair with U, C, or A in the 3' position of a codon. It would be highly useful to consult a coding table.

This tRNA likely carries the amino acid


The problem most likely to be caused by this mutant tRNA would be the


One possible mutation this mutant tRNA could suppress would be