mutation

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SCID resulting from mutation of a gene that codes for adenosine deaminase ADA-SCID
Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935) deVries , De Vries , Hugo De Vries , Hugo deVries
quality of being incapable of mutation fixity , immutability , immutableness
mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene gene mutation , point mutation
(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed inversion
quality of being capable of mutation mutability , mutableness
any agent (physical or environmental) that can induce a genetic mutation or can increase the rate of mutation mutagen
event capable of causing a mutation mutagenesis
animal that has undergone mutation mutant
product of a mutation mutant
smallest unit of DNA where a mutation can occur muton
variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin nectarine
variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh nectarine , nectarine tree , Prunus persica nectarina
return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation) reversion
mutation that drastically alters genetic makeup of organism saltation
mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species saltation
species, single mutation that alters a saltation
congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes; children with it are susceptible to infectious disease; if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life SCID , severe combined immunodeficiency , severe combined immunodeficiency disease
(genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome transposition
SCID in male children resulting from mutation of a gene that codes for a protein on the surface of T cells that allows them to develop a growth factor receptor X-linked SCID , X-SCID
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