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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

May 16, 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

May 16, 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

May 16, 2017 ... Sometimes, gene mutations prevent one or more of these proteins from working properly. By changing a gene's instructions for making a ...

www.thoughtco.com/gene-mutation-373289

Feb 8, 2017 ... 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 ...

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 ...

genetics.thetech.org/about-genetics/mutations-and-disease

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

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 ...

io9.com/10-unusual-genetic-mutations-in-humans-470843733

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