4.10: Mutation Effects Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish TermDefinition antibiotic-resistant Strain of bacteria with a mutation that allows survival in the presence of antibiotic drugs. beneficial mutation A mutation that has a positive effect on the organism in which it occurs. cancer Disease that occurs when the cell cycle is no longer regulated and cells divide out of control. genetic disorder Disease caused by a mutation in one or a few genes. neutral mutation A mutation that has neither negative nor positive effects on the organism in which it occurs. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Describes the effects of mutations. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Significance of Mutations - Advanced Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Tags: beneficial mutation harmful mutation neutral mutation (1 more) SCI.BIO.328.3.L.1 Subjects: science Biology Concept Nodes: SCI.BIO.328.3 (Mutation Effects) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Sep 04, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.