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2. A mutation that forms in a cell that ultimately forms gametes

  • Germ line mutation
  • Somatic mutation

3. The mutation may cuse a gene to become active in a type of cell in which it is not normally active (aka ectopic expression), or expression at a time which it isn't normally expressed (often a dominant mutation)

  • Conditional mutation
  • Loss of function mutation
  • Gain of function mutation
  • Hypomorphic mutation

4. A pyrmidine base is replaced with a purine base

  • A transversion mutation
  • A transition mutation

5. Any heritable change in a gene

  • Allele
  • Mutation
  • Locus

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