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Gene Mutation - Biology - About.com
A gene mutation is any change that occurs in the DNA. These changes can be beneficial to, have some effect on, or be seriously detrimental to an organism.
http://biology.about.com/od/basicgenetics/ss/gene-mutation.htm
Chromosome Mutation - Biology - About.com
Chromosome mutations can result in changes in the number of chromosomes in a cell or changes in the structure of a chromosome. Unlike a gene mutation ...
http://biology.about.com/od/genetics/ss/chromosome-mutation.htm
Genetic Mutations & Markers - Genealogy - About.com
Just like one single letter can change a word or even a sentence, a mutation can change the instructions in a gene. Most mutations are considered to be neutral, ...
http://genealogy.about.com/od/dna_genetics/a/genetic_basics_2.htm
Family Cancer Syndromes - American Cancer Society
Jun 25, 2014 ... An inherited gene mutation is present in the egg or sperm that formed the child. After the egg is fertilized by the sperm, it created one cell called ...
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The Link Between MTHFR Gene Mutations and Disease
Jul 16, 2014 ... MTHFR Gene Mutations and Polymorphisms Explored, Including the Link to Thyroid Health, with Dr. Ben Lynch, expert on ...
http://thyroid.about.com/od/MTHFR-Gene-Mutations-and-Polymorphisms/fl/The-Link-Between-MTHFR-Gene-Mutations-and-Disease-Including-Thyroid-Health.htm
How Genetic Mutations Drive Evolution - Agnosticism / Atheism
All of evolution is based on genetic change, and mutations in our genes produce evolutionary changes over time. Here's how.
http://atheism.about.com/od/evolutionexplained/a/GeneticsMutationsDNA.htm
DNA Mutations - Types and Examples - About Evolution
Definitions of the types of DNA Mutations, including point mutations, frame shift ... influence the transcription and translation from gene to protein expression.
http://evolution.about.com/od/Overview/a/Dna-Mutations.htm
What Are Genes, DNA, and Chromosomes?
Information about what genes, DNA, chromosomes, proteins, mutations, and the human genome are, and how they relate to each other.
http://rarediseases.about.com/od/geneticdisorders/a/genesbasics.htm
Synonymous vs. Nonsynonymous Mutations - About Evolution
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is the carrier of all the genetic information in a living thing. DNA is like a blueprint for what genes an individual has and the ...
http://evolution.about.com/od/Overview/a/Synonymous-Vs-Nonsynonymous-Mutations.htm
How Genetic Disorders Are Inherited - Rare Diseases - About.com
Apr 22, 2014 ... Genetic disorders are caused by the mutation of a gene. This genetic mutation can be passed from parents to a child. Whether the child will ...
http://rarediseases.about.com/od/geneticdisorders/a/inheritance.htm
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