Published Online: 30 APR 2008
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
How to Cite
Graur, D. 2008. Single-base Mutation. eLS. .
- Published Online: 30 APR 2008
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequences are normally copied exactly during the process of chromosome replication; however, new sequences are formed if errors in either DNA replication or DNA repair occur. These errors are called mutations.