Identify the Mutation Types

Box 1: From top to bottom: A A dash Box 2: From top to bottom: G T T Box 3: From top to bottom: dash A dash

Click on the boxes in the alignment to reveal what type of mutation is there.

The image shows the three sequences from the previous slide aligned one above the other. They are: A C A G A C dash G A, A C A T A C A G A, and A C dash T A C dash G A. Three boxes surround positions where nucleotides are mismatched.

  • Can you identify the indels in this alignment?
  • Can you identify the SNPs in this alignment?