MCAT Question of the Day 147- Biology

A 1000 base pair region of viral genome is found to encode two polypeptides unrelated in amino acid sequence during infection of eukaryotic cells. If one of these polypeptides is 250 amino acids in length and the other is 300, what is the best explanation for this ?

Question posted with permission from The Princeton Review

 

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