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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutation

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 ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/mutationsanddisorders/genemutation

Aug 8, 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 ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/mutationsanddisorders/possiblemutations

Aug 8, 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 ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/mutationsanddisorders/mutationscausedisease

Aug 8, 2017 ... Sometimes, gene mutations prevent one or more of these proteins from working properly. By changing a gene's instructions for making a ...

www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/genetic-mutation-1127

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 ...

evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/evo_20

Sex and genetic shuffling · Development · Genetic ... is not quite perfect. That small difference from the original DNA sequence is a mutation. ... Mutations can also be caused by exposure to specific chemicals or radiation. These agents cause ...

patients.ambrygen.com/cancer/know-the-basics/genetics-101/what-are-genetic-alterations-and-mutations

Some genetic changes are harmless. These changes (or alterations) may be the causes of people having different eye color or different hair color. None of these ...

www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/cancer-basics/genetics/genetics-cancer

There are two basic types of genetic mutations: Acquired mutations are the most common cause of cancer. These occur from damage to genes during a person's ...

www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/genetics/genes-and-cancer/gene-changes.html

Jun 25, 2014 ... Gene mutations can sometimes lead to cancer. Learn more about changes in genes here.