missense mutation
A mutation that alters a codon for a particular amino acid to one specifying a different amino acid.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • missense mutation — [mis′sens΄] n. Genetics a type of mutation to a specific protein, that results from the substitution, during translation, of one amino acid for another * * * …   Universalium

  • missense mutation — [mis′sens΄] n. Genetics a type of mutation to a specific protein, that results from the substitution, during translation, of one amino acid for another …   English World dictionary

  • missense mutation — missense mutation. См. миссенс мутация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Missense mutation — In genetics, a missense mutation (a type of nonsynonymous mutation) is a point mutation in which a single nucleotide is changed, resulting in a codon that codes for a different amino acid[1] (mutations that change an amino acid to a stop codon… …   Wikipedia

  • Missense mutation — A genetic change involving the substitution of one base in the DNA for another which results in the substitution of one amino acid in a polypeptide for another. A missense mutation is a readable genetic message although its sense (its meaning) is …   Medical dictionary

  • missense mutation — klaidžioji mutacija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Neteisinga mutacija, kuriai vykstant viena nukleotidų pora kodone pakeičia kitą ir dėl to koduojama kita aminorūgštis. atitikmenys: angl. missense mutation rus. миссенс мутация …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • missense mutation — Gene mutation in which one amino acid is changed; the altered proteins may show some activity …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • missense mutation — noun A point mutation that results in the substitution of one amino acid by another …   Wiktionary

  • missense mutation — A mutation that changes a codon for one amino acid into a codon specifying another amino acid …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • missense mutation — A single base substitution in DNA that changes a codon for one amino acid into a codon for another …   Dictionary of microbiology

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