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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutation_rate

In genetics, the mutation rate is the frequency of new mutations in a single gene or organism ... When the mutation rate in humans increases certain health risks can occur, for example, cancer and other hereditary diseases. ... are changes to the sequence of a gene that do not change the protein produced by that gene.

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

Oct 10, 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.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 divisio...

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

Dec 18, 2015 ... The average human zygote contains 128 mutations. ... Mutations do occur at a frequent rate, but the majority are corrected by the body's repair ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

pandasthumb.org/archives/2013/07/how-many-mutations.html

Jul 16, 2013 ... ... that number by two, for a total of six billion places where a mutation can happen. ... The average mutation rate in the human genome is 1.2 x10^-8 ... But, that handful of mutations adds up when you think of how many people ...

www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=42950.0

The errors can either occur in the gametes, leading to a new mutation that can be passed on, or occur in the normal cell division in the human ...