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Unformatted text preview: hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter15/animations.html# Mutations can change the meaning of genes... mutation (change in DNA nucleotide sequence) can be DNA spontaneous (no outside influence) or induced (due to external factors called mutagens), chromosomal, or point: point mutation – accidental substitution, addition, or deletion of single DNA nucleotide (during replication) of a single DNA nucleotide (during replication) silent mutation – causes no change in amino acid sequence (due to codon redundancy) missense mutation – codes for amino acid substitution (resulting in altered primary structure of polypeptide chain) nonsense...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course BIO 2 taught by Professor Poenie during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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