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  • What is a gene mutation and how do mutations occur ...

    ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/mutationsanddisorders/genemutation A gene mutation is a permanent alteration in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene, such that the sequence differs from what is found in most people.
  • Mutation | definition of Mutation by Medical dictionary

    medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/mutation mutation [mu-ta┬┤shun] 1. a permanent transmissible change in the genetic material. 2. an individual exhibiting such a change. point mutation a mutation resulting ...
  • Mutation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutation In biology, a mutation is a permanent alteration of the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism, virus, or extrachromosomal DNA or other genetic elements.
    • Genetic Mutation | Learn Science at Scitable

      www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/Genetic-Mutation-1127 Genetic mutation is the basis of species diversity among beetles, or any other organism.
    • Mutation - Glossary Entry - Genetics Home Reference

      ghr.nlm.nih.gov/glossary=mutation Any alteration in a gene from its natural state; may be disease causing or a benign, normal variant. Definition from: GeneReviews from the University of ...
    • What Is Mutation? (Utah) - Learn Genetics

      learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/variation/mutation Mutation is a natural process that changes a DNA sequence. And it is more common than you may think. As a cell copies its DNA before dividing, a "typo" occurs ...
    • Mutation - Biology-Online Dictionary

      www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Mutation User Contributions / Comments: Mutation is essential to evolution. They introduce new traits in a population,change allele frequencies and include changes in the DNA ...
    • Mutation Definition

      www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/bc/ahp/BioInfo/MUT/Mut.Definition.html A Mutation occurs when a DNA gene is damaged or changed in such a way as to alter the genetic message carried by that gene. A Mutagen is an agent of substance that ...
    • mutation | genetics | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/science/mutation-genetics Mutation, an alteration in the genetic material (the genome) of a cell of a living organism or of a virus that is more or less permanent and that can be transmitted ...
    • DNA and Mutations - Understanding Evolution

      evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/mutations_01 DNA and Mutations by the Understanding Evolution team. A mutation is a change in DNA, the hereditary material of life. An organism's DNA affects how it looks, how it ...