Chapter 13 Bio

Chapter 13 Bio - Mutation – A permanent alteration of a...

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Chapter 13 Bio DNA polymerases – a group of enzymes that move along each strand of the double helix, joining together nucleotides as they are added – one by one – to form the new, complementary strands of DNA Germ- line cell – the cells that do become eggs or sperm. Molecular biology – the investigation of life at the level of its individual molecules.
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Unformatted text preview: Mutation – A permanent alteration of a DNA base sequence. Nucleotide – The essential building block of DNA Point Mutation – A mutation of a single base pair in the genome. Somatic Cell – cells that do not become eggs or sperm....
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