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Akshay Chavan

3a : a relatively permanent change in hereditary materials that entails either a change in chromosome construction or number (as in translocation , deletion, duplication, or polyploidy) or a change in the nucleotide sequence of a gene’s codons (as in frameshift or missense errors) and that happens either in germ cells or in somatic cells but with only those in germ cells being capable of perpetuation by sexual reproduction Mutations recognized to cause disease have been recognized in roughly a thousand genes.— Alan E. Guttmacher and Francis S. Collins additionally : the process of manufacturing a mutation Microorganisms have been used extensively to study mutation … — George A. Wistreich et al...