Category: Mutation

Different types of mutation

Team Genetic Education 24/07/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Explore, Mutation , , , , , , , ,

Different types of mutation depending upon its effect. Morphological mutation The mutation which affects the outer characteristic or physical characteristic of an organism is called as a morphological mutation. This type of mutation alters the physical properties like shape, size and colour of an organism. Lethal mutation A mutation which causes the death of an […]

Mutation class 2: Different types of mutation

Team Genetic Education 19/07/2018 2 Comments All articles, Mutation , , , , , , , , , ,

What are the different types of mutation? Any alteration in a nucleotide sequence of DNA is called as a mutation. At a molecular level, single nucleotide to several nucleotides may alter nevertheless at the chromosomal level, entire segment or several gene segments can alter. The alteration may be addition, deletion, substitution or translocation. We will […]

Mutation class 1: What is mutation?

Team Genetic Education 12/06/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Mutation , , , , , , , , ,

“Under the influence of environment and other adverse conditions, any alteration in nucleotide sequences of DNA is termed as mutations”. The term mutation was coined by Hugo De Vries. It is an important phenomenon in nature for the creation of variation. In routine life, we are faces so many unfavourable conditions- like adverse medication, contrast […]

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