This image shows an example of missense mutation. One of the nucleotides (
adenine) is replaced by another nucleotide (cytosine) in the DNA sequence.
A missense mutation is when the change of a single base pair causes the ...
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Mar 2, 2009 ... Definition. noun. A form of point mutation resulting in a codon that codes for a
different amino acid, and thus, causes the synthesis of a protein ...
There are many different categories of mutations, but in this lesson we will focus
on missense mutations. A missense mutation occurs when one DNA nucleotide ...
missense mutation n. A mutation in which a base change or substitution results in
a codon that causes insertion of a different amino acid into the growing ...
missense mis·sense (mĭs'sěns') n. A section within a strand of messenger RNA
containing a codon altered through mutation so that it codes for a different amino
Mutation, missense: A genetic change involving the substitution of one base in
the DNA for another which results in the substitution of one amino acid in a ...
a mutation in which a base change or substitution results in a codon that causes
insertion of a different amino acid into the growing polypeptide chain, giving rise
Missense mutation: A genetic change that results in the substitution of one amino
acid in protein for another. A missense mutation is responsible for sickle ...