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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutation_rate

In genetics, the mutation rate is a measure of the rate at which various types of mutations occur ... are changes to the sequence of a gene that do not change the protein produced by that gene. They are often used as estimates of that mutation rate, despite the fact that some synonymous mutations have fitness effects. As an  ...

www.quora.com/How-often-do-mutations-occur-among-humans

Short answer: REALLY often. In fact, I believe they happen all the time. Mutations can occur during meiosis and/or mitosis, which is essentially cell divisions.

socratic.org/questions/how-often-do-mutations-occur

Dec 18, 2015 ... Luckily, most of these mutations are benign and do not adversely affect individuals. Mutations do occur at a frequent rate, but the majority are ...

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

May 16, 2017 ... Acquired (or somatic) mutations occur at some time during a ... (It is often impossible to tell exactly when a de novo mutation happened.) As the ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-random-mutations

Looking back through the history of a species' genome, mutations do indeed ... since most mutations that occur are quickly lost from the population, often in just ...

www.chegg.com/homework-help/questions-and-answers/1-often-mutations-occur-dna-replication-cell-repair-mutations-mutagens-carcinogens-affect--q7819543

How often do mutations occur during DNA replication? How does the cell repair these mutations? How do mutagens and carcinogens affect these processes ...

statedclearly.com/articles/human-mutation-rate-how-many-dna-mutations-happen-each-generation

A mutation rate is the number of mutations which occur on average per generation. Mutation rates are determined by comparing the DNA of offspring to parents, ...

www.babymed.com/genetics/what-is-a-gene-mutation-and-how-do-mutations-occur

A gene mutation is a permanent change in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene. Mutations range in size from a single DNA building block (DNA base) to a ...

book.bionumbers.org/what-is-the-mutation-rate-during-genome-replication

As is often the case in biology, the qualitative discovery of the existence of a process ... (see vignette on “How quickly do different cells in the body replace themselves?”). To arrive at the mutation rate per genome the rates per base pair are ... in the evolutionary process and to examine both where these mutations occur as ...

www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/dna-replication-and-causes-of-mutation-409

Although DNA usually replicates with fairly high fidelity, mistakes do happen. ... from one or both parents; these are often referred to as germ-line mutations.