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Unstable mutation

unstable mutation

(Science: molecular biology) A mutation that has a high likelihood of reverting to its original form.

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The Fiber Disease

... T, Kleinadam RG, Schauer R, Roggentin P (1994) Effect of site specific mutation on the enzymatic properties of a sialidase from C. perfringes. Glycoconj ... has a temperature optimum of 37 °C and a pH optimum of 5.5. It was unstable and lost about 50% activity at 4 °C and was reactivated by re-incubation ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Dec 10, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Mutation with magnetic field reversals

Would the incidence of mutations increase substantially during times of magnetic pole shifts? The unstable Van Allen belts then might allow more radiation to reach the Earth, causing periods of accelerated genetic evolution. Likewise, do magnetic field reversals correspond ...

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by chicken_boy
Tue Jul 25, 2006 4:21 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mutation with magnetic field reversals
Replies: 1
Views: 1534

Gene expression

Soory for the type I meant "expect". You d onot expect a mutation when you are transfering genes because it would then chamge your ... B. subtilis and Mycoplasma are not likely, and would probably be very unstable anyway. But it is common practice in molecular biology to transfer ...

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by canalon
Tue May 09, 2006 11:37 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene expression
Replies: 9
Views: 4491

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