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Missense mutation

What is a missense mutation? Literally speaking, a mutation that changes the meaning of the encoded gene sequence is the... Read More

Silent mutation

A mutation is a change in the nucleotide sequence of a gene or a chromosome. When there is only one nucleotide involved, it... Read More

Down promoter mutation

Down promoter mutation (Science: molecular biology) a mutation (a change in base pair sequence) in a promoter region, this... Read More

Point mutation

Definition noun, plural: point mutations (genetics) A small-scale mutation characterized by a change of only one nucleotide... Read More

Promoter

Definition noun, plural: promoters (chemistry) A substance that is capable of increasing the activity of a catalyst to... Read More

Mosaicism

Cells often go through many divisions before they become a part of an organism’s genetic make-up. This leaves room for... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Base pair substitution

Definition noun, plural: base pair substitutions A type of mutation involving replacement or substitution of a single... Read More

Up mutation

up mutation (Science: molecular biology) refers to any mutation in the promoter region of a gene which can trigger... Read More