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Genetic Mutations
Genectic Mutations
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When does a mutation occur?
It occurs when the base sequence on a DNA molecule is changed.
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What are the base pairs?
Adenine pairs with Tymine and Cytosine pairs with Guanine
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What happens if part of the base sequence on a DNA molecule is removed or changed?
This will result in changes of the genetic code which is called a mutat
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Effect of mutations
Effect of mutations
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What is a good mutation?
Mutations might result in new characteristics that help an organism adapt to their environment.
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What is a bad mutation?
Some forms of cancer are caused by genetic mutations
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How can mutations be beneficial?
well for example, the fur of the Arctic fox turns white in winter, as camouflage.
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When does a mutation occur?

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It occurs when the base sequence on a DNA molecule is changed.

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What are the base pairs?

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What happens if part of the base sequence on a DNA molecule is removed or changed?

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Effect of mutations

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