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3.7: Mutations

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frameshift mutation

frameshift mutation

Change in the DNA sequence so that a base is deleted or added, causing the rest of the mRNA to be read incorrectly.
mutagen

mutagen

Chemicals that cause changes in the sequence of DNA.
mutation

mutation

Permanent change in the sequence of DNA.
point mutation

point mutation

Change in DNA where a single nucleotide is substituted for another.

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