• Created by: rxbyw
  • Created on: 19-10-19 20:07

a mutation is a random change in an organisms DNA.

the chance of mutation is increases by exposure to certain substances or radiation

mutations produce a genetic variant

mutations to a gene sometimes leads to changes in the protein that it codes for

most mutations have little or no effect on the protein

sometimes a mutation can seriously affect a protein.

eg if the shape of an enzymes active site is changes its substrate may no longer be able to…


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