point mutation definition

  • noun:
    • A mutation that modifications one tiny location or one nucleotide in a gene.
    • A mutation which involves the replacement, inclusion or removal of a small number of bases (especially just one single) at a particular site within a gene
    • (genetics) a mutation as a result of an intramolecular reorganization of a gene

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