[Solved] The Genetic Code Is Said to Be "Degenerate

Question 17
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Question 17

The genetic code is said to be "degenerate".What does this term indicate about the genetic code?

A)Different triplet codons serve as code words for the same amino acid.
B)The genetic code contains regions of nonprotein coding sequences.
C)The genetic code can easily undergo mutations that can lead to illnesses such as cancer.
D)The genetic code is repetitive, and is identical in all species.
E)The genetic code must be rewritten several times before a functional protein is formed.

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