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Mutation - Wikipedia

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In biology, a mutation is the permanent alteration of the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism, virus, or extrachromosomal DNA or other genetic ...

What is a gene mutation and how do mutations occur? - Genetics ...

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Jan 10, 2017 ... 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 ...

What kinds of gene mutations are possible? - Genetics Home ...

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Jan 10, 2017 ... The DNA sequence of a gene can be altered in a number of ways. Gene mutations have varying effects on health, depending on where they ...

How can gene mutations affect health and development? - Genetics ...

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Jan 10, 2017 ... Sometimes, gene mutations prevent one or more of these proteins from working properly. By changing a gene's instructions for making a ...

Genetic Mutation | Learn Science at Scitable - Nature

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Mutations are changes in the genetic sequence, and they are a main cause of diversity among organisms. These changes occur at many different levels, and ...

Gene Mutation Causes and Disorders - Biology - About.com

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A gene mutation is any change that occurs in the DNA. These changes can be beneficial to, have some effect on, or be seriously detrimental to an organism.

10 Unusual Genetic Mutations in Humans - io9

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Apr 5, 2013 ... But sometimes these biological differences lead to genetic mutations that are extremely rare, and sometimes debilitating. Historically, many ...

Mutations and Disease | Understanding Genetics

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Few mutations are bad for you. In fact, some mutations can be beneficial. Over time, genetic mutations create genetic diversity, which keeps populations healthy.

What is a mutation? | Facts | yourgenome.org

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Jan 25, 2016 ... A mutation is a change that occurs in our DNA sequence, either due to ... However, mutation can also disrupt normal gene activity and cause ...

What is Mutation? - Genetics - University of Utah

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The whole human family is one species with the same genes. Mutation creates slightly different versions of the same genes, called alleles. These small ...