Question 141 of 157

What would happen, if in a gene encoding a polypeptide of 50 amino acids, 25th codon (UAU) is mutated to UAA?

(1) A polypeptide of 49 amino acids will be formed

(2) A polypeptide of 25 amino acids will be formed

(3) A polypeptide of 24 amino acids will be formed

(4) Two polypeptides of 24 and 25 amino acids will be formed