Mutations and antibiotic resistance.

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  • Mutations and antibiotic resistance.
    • Rare random change in DNA - can be inherited.
    • Chnage the sequence of DNA's bases. Could stop the production of a protein, or it might mean a different protein is produced instead. can lead to new characteristicsincreasing variation.
    • Harmful, if occurs in reproductive cells as offsrping can develop abnormally and die. And they can multiply abnormally.
    • Occasionally benificial giving organisms a survival advantage where as in other conditions it might die. NATURAL SELECTION AT WORK.
    • Bacteria can evolve ad develop and become antibiatotic resistant.


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