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Small errors or errors in insignificant parts of the chromosome may lead to no problems, but as the errors increase in size/scope you start having problems. Errors may cause proteins to have problems, causing property changes (shape, charge areas), functional changes (no longer able to catylize reactions), or even become problematic for the cell (buildup of junk, pirons). That, as well as other changes to the chromosome, may trigger apoptosis (cell death), mark for destruction by white blood cell, proliferation (cancer), and other transformations.

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Q: What is the result when errors occur in chromosomes?
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