reverse mutation

noun Genetics. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  reverse mutation
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  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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The abnormal gene could be repaired through selective reverse mutation, which returns the gene to its normal function.
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