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The gene for triose phosphate isomerase 'from maize (a corn plant) spans over 3400 base pairs of DNA and contains eight introns and nine exons, Which of the following would most likely represent the number of nucleotides found in the mature mRNA after posttranscriptional processing?

A.  1050
B.  3400
C.  6800