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Silent mutant

silent mutant --> inactive mutant

A mutant that is not phenotypically manifest.

Synonym: silent mutant.


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Are we all mutants?

... each of us with obscure or very minor effects, or no effects at all (=silent mutations). Every gene we have has mutated at some point, even the ... the time, etc... I don't know if there's any definition as to when a mutant becomes wild type - after all, most of the world's population still ...

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by biohazard
Wed Oct 29, 2008 7:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are we all mutants?
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Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?

... Many will be puzzled about the statement that practically all known mutant genes are harmful. For mutations are a necessary part of the process ... identifying positive mutations, evolutionary scientists are strangely silent.23 The only instance evolutionary biologists give of "useful ...

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by Thermopylae
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:52 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?
Replies: 9
Views: 22340


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