mutations

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  • Mutations
  • 4.Can affect a single gene (gene mutation) or blocks of genes (chromosome mutations)
    • Result in the production of new proteins
      • Can result in genetic disorders and inherited diseases
  • 1.Origin of mutations
    • Can arise spontaneously in DNA replication
    • Be induced as a result of a mutagen
      • Environmental agents that cause mutations
        • Chemicals and poisons -tobacco smoke,alcohol
          • Radiation -UV, xrays

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