back mutation

back mutation
noun Date: 1939 mutation of a previously mutated gene to its former condition

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  • back mutation — n mutation of a previously mutated gene to its former condition * * * reverse m …   Medical dictionary

  • back mutation — back mutation. См. обратная 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.

  • back-mutation — back mutāˈtion noun (biology) see ↑reversion under ↑reverse • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • back mutation — noun : atavistic biological mutation : mutation of a previously mutated gene to its former condition * * * Genetics. a mutation of an existing mutant gene that restores it to its previous form. Also called reverse mutation. [1935 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • back mutation — A second mutation at the same site in a gene as the original mutation. The second mutation restores the wild type protein sequence …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • back mutation — Genetics. a mutation of an existing mutant gene that restores it to its previous form. Also called reverse mutation. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • back-mutation — The reversion by mutation of a mutant gene to the form from which it was derived …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Mutation — For other uses, see Mutation (disambiguation). Part of the Biology series on Evolution …   Wikipedia

  • Mutation-selection balance — The mutation selection balance is a classic result in population genetics first derived in the 1920s by John Burdon Sanderson Haldane and R.A. Fisher. A genetic variant that is deleterious will not necessarily disappear immediately from a… …   Wikipedia

  • back-mutate — /bak myooh tayt/, v.i., back mutated, back mutating. Genetics. to undergo back mutation. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

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