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    Diane Blackwood
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    What is a point Mutation?

  • #175
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    Diane Blackwood
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    A multiple choice question about point mutations?
    A. answer 1
    B. Answer 2
    C. Answer 3 more stuff
    D. all of the above
    E. none of the above

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    Wesley Elsberry
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    A point mutation is a change of a single base (nucleotide) in the heritable material. There will often be references to an SNP or single-nucleotide polymorphism, a longwinded way of saying that there is now an alternative nucleotide at a position in the genome that did not have it before.

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