Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Temperature-sensitive mutant

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

temperature-sensitive mutant

A viral mutant that is able to replicate at one portion of a temperature range but not at another, the parent (wild type) strain being able to replicate over the whole temperature range.

Compare: cold-sensitive mutant, quick-stop mutant.