Genetics MCQ 018

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Advances in TherapeuticsA boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) was born to parents with no family history of the disease. The most likely explanation for this occurrence is A. a CGG expansion that resulted in the disruption of the promoter of the dystrophin gene

B. infidelity
C. a point mutation in the dystrophin gene
D. a recombination event in the dystrophin gene that gave rise to a frameshift mutation leading to an untranslatable mRNA
E. a translocation that resulted in the disruption of the dystrophin gene

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