Mutations & Mutagenic Agents

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Mutation where one or more bases are swapped for another
Substitution
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Mutation where one or more bases are removed
Deletion
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Mutation where one or more bases are added
Addition
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Mutation where one or more bases are repeated
Duplication
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Mutation where the sequence of bases is reversed
Inversion
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Mutation where parts of the sequence are moved to another location in the genome
Translocation
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Type of mutation that can be passed on to offspring
Hereditary
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Property of DNA that allows for silent mutations to occur
Degenerate
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Type of mutation that affects the entire sequence following from the site of mutation
Frameshift
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Type of mutagenic agent that can substitute for a new base during DNA Replications
Base Analog
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UV radiation can cause this nitrogenous base to pair up with an adjacent one
Thymine
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Mutation where one or more bases are removed

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Deletion

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Mutation where one or more bases are added

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Card 4

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Mutation where one or more bases are repeated

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Card 5

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Mutation where the sequence of bases is reversed

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