Mutations and New Variation: Overview
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Johnston, M. O. 2006. Mutations and New Variation: Overview. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
A mutation is a heritable change in the genetic material that is not due to genetic recombination. Mutation alters the structure or number of genes or entire chromosomes.
- human disorders;