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Desiree Mann Desiree Mann
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Is this statement true or false? Explain your answer.
 
  Since introns do not contain protein-coding information, they do not have to be removed precisely (meaning, a nucleotide here and there should not matter) from the primary transcript during
 
  RNA splicing.
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False. Although it is true that the sequences within the introns are mostly dispensable, the introns must still be removed precisely because an error of one or two nucleotides would shift the reading frame of the resulting mRNA molecule and change the protein it encodes.
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