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Search Results for: chromosomal inversion

Chromosomal inversion

Definition noun, plural: chromosomal inversions A chromosomal aberration wherein a segment of a chromosome is reversed... Read More

Paracentric inversion

Definition noun, plural: paracentric inversions (genetics) An inversion of a segment of chromosome in which the centromere... Read More

Pericentric inversion

Definition noun, plural: pericentric inversions (genetics) An inversion of a segment of chromosome in which the centromere... Read More

Inversion

Definition noun, plural: inversions (general) The reversal of state, form, position, direction, order, or course, such as... Read More

Large-scale mutation

Definition noun, plural: large-scale mutations (genetics) A type of mutation several nucleotides of a gene within a large... Read More

Mutation

Mutation is a permanent, heritable change in the nucleotide sequence or the process by which such a change occurs in a gene... Read More

Deletion mutation

Definition noun, plural: deletion mutations (genetics) A type of mutation wherein one or few nucleotide base pairs are... Read More

Gene

A gene is the fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity. The genes make up the sequences of DNA (genotypes).... Read More