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Q: Why does the inconsistency in the rate at which genes mutate make molecular clocks difficult to read?
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The time it takes a virus to mutate varies depending on the virus. However, viruses mutate frequently so it is very difficult to completely eradicate a virus.

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Viruses have the ability to mutate, essentially changing their molecular structure. A drug that was efficacious before the mutation would be rendered ineffective afterwards.

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'Mutate' is spelled correctly as you did it.

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