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mutate

change in the genetic material (dNA) inside the cell.


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Forced bird's parthenogenesis

... a fertile male. If we kept the eggs from the same female, we can get only offspring of its genome. Thus, by heterogamiy, known in botany, we can mutate birds.

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by enarees
Sun Dec 01, 2013 2:28 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Forced bird's parthenogenesis
Replies: 4
Views: 1616

Mitochondrial DNA

... mutational rate of mtDNA is ten fold higher than that of nuclear DNA" and now I read "Although much more slowly, mitochondrial DNA does mutate". Which one is true then? Maybe some references from an expert?

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by kk
Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Mitochondrial DNA
Replies: 17
Views: 8757

mutations and dependencies

... tells me that newer "additions" (mutations) will not have many dependencies built upon them, thus they will have more freedom to change (mutate) until they become something useful. It's only when more dependencies are built upon that mutation that it becomes difficult to change it without ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 20856

Re: Re:

Mutation can be caused by many factors such as chemical (DDT, CCL4), radiation, ionizing etc. It mutate the DNA in cell. If only a single is mutated, it can be replicated as usual in mitosis. Thus, the neighbor cells which are previously normal will be affected too. Current ...

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by Ahsmeah
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:10 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
Replies: 6
Views: 10294

Re: Re:

Mutation can be caused by many factors such as chemical (DDT, CCL4), radiation, ionizing etc. It mutate the DNA in cell. If only a single is mutated, it can be replicated as usual in mitosis. Thus, the neighbor cells which are previously normal will be affected too. Current ...

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by biohazard
Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
Replies: 6
Views: 10294
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