4.8: Mutation Types Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated5 minsto complete % Progress Practice Mutation Types MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated5 minsto complete % Estimated5 minsto complete % 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 allele One of two or more different versions of the same gene. chromosomal alteration Mutation that changes chromosome structure. frameshift mutation Deletion or insertion of one or more nucleotides that changes the reading frame of the genetic material. germline mutation Mutation that occur in gametes. point mutation Change in a single nucleotide base in the genetic material. reading frame The three base frame that divides the bases into codons. somatic mutation Mutation that occurs in cells of the body other than gametes. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Surveys different types of mutations. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Mutations Types - Advanced Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Tags: chromosomal alteration frameshift mutation germline mutation (3 more) point mutation SCI.BIO.328.1.L.1 somatic mutation Subjects: science Biology Concept Nodes: SCI.BIO.328.1 (Mutation Types) 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.