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Search Results for: mutagenesis

Mutagenesis

Definition noun (1) An act of mutating process through changing the nucleotide sequence of a gene or a chromosome (2) The... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... 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

Promoter insertion

promoter insertion (Science: molecular biology) activation of a gene by the nearby integration of a virus. The long-terminal... Read More

Small-scale mutation

Definition noun, plural: small-scale mutations (genetics) A type of mutation characterized by a change of one or few... 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

CRISPR caused gene damage? Rise and pitfall of the gene-editor

CRISPR as a gene-editing tool made a prodigious leap forward in science. In 2015, it was heralded as Science’s 2015... Read More