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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

Mutations range in size; they can affect anywhere from a single DNA building block (base pair) to a large segment of a chromosome that includes multiple genes ...

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

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 occur and whether ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/biomolecules/genetic-mutations/v/an-introduction-to-genetic-mutations

Every genetic disease is a mutation, except for the few survival chromosomal disorders. Everything else has genetic influences, like every cancer, as well as ...

learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/mutation

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

www.brainpop.com/health/geneticsgrowthanddevelopment/geneticmutations

In this educational animated movie about Health learn about genes, mutation, dna, rna, sickle-cells, anemia, cancers, evolution, and radiation.