- 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…