gene mutation

(genetics) a mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene
Syn: ↑point mutation
Topics: ↑genetics, ↑genetic science

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: mutation due to fundamental intramolecular reorganization of a gene

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gene mutation,
a sudden or dramatic change in the inherited characteristics of an organism, caused presumably by a chemical change in normal genes rather than by changes in chromosome structure: »

radioactive fallout which could produce…gene mutation affecting unborn generations (Wall Street Journal).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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