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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
How Genetic Mutations Drive Evolution
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
The Link Between MTHFR Gene Mutations and Disease
MTHFR mutation -- changes to a gene that is increasingly linked to various diseases – including thyroid disease – is becoming an increasingly hot and ...
http://thyroid.about.com/od/MTHFR-Gene-Mutations-and-Polymorphisms/fl/The-Link-Between-MTHFR-Gene-Mutations-and-Disease-Including-Thyroid-Health.htm
DNA Mutations - Types and Examples - Evolution - About.com
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
Cancer Genetics and Melanoma - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 11, 2014 ... A related but even rarer mutation is in the CDK4 gene, which also controls when cells divide and increases the risk of developing melanoma.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/riskfactors/a/melanoma_genes.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
Synonymous vs. Nonsynonymous Mutations - Evolution - About.com
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
Genetic Code - Overview & RNA Codon Table - Biology - About.com
A gene mutation is an alteration in the sequence of nucleotides in DNA . This change can affect a single nucleotide pair or larger segments of a chromosomes .
http://biology.about.com/od/genetics/ss/genetic-code.htm
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