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reverse mutation

noun, Genetics. Unabridged
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  • The abnormal gene could be repaired through selective reverse mutation, which returns the gene to its normal function.
Contemporary definitions for reverse mutation

a mutation that causes a gene to revert to its original wild or original type; also called back mutation's 21st Century Lexicon
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