Alteration of DNA composition

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Alteration of DNA composition

Post by magic315 » Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:29 pm

Does it have to be pass on from generation to generation

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Post by sdekivit » Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:45 am

no, if the mutation didn't occur in a gamete, the mutation will not be inheritable.

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Post by rambo » Thu Feb 16, 2006 10:00 am

no, it is correct that mutations do not have to be inherited, yet once genes are mutated lets say by reversing its meaning. the new reversed gene can be passed on as a new sequence for a function

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