point mutation

point mutation
noun Date: 1925 a gene mutation involving the substitution, addition, or deletion of a single nucleotide base

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  • point mutation — point mutation. См. точковая 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.

  • Point mutation — Illustration of three types of point mutations. A point mutation, or single base substitution, is a type of mutation that causes the replacement of a single base nucleotide with another nucleotide of the genetic material, DNA or RNA. Often the… …   Wikipedia

  • Point mutation — A single nucleotide base change in the DNA. A point mutation may consist of the loss of a nucleotide, the insertion of an additional nucleotide, or the substitution of one nucleotide for another. The first point mutation discovered in humans… …   Medical dictionary

  • point mutation — genų mutacija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Mutacija, vykstanti geno viduje dėl jo sandaros pakitimo. atitikmenys: angl. gene mutation; point mutation rus. генная мутация; точечная мутация; точковая мутация ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • point mutation — noun (genetics) a mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene • Syn: ↑gene mutation • Topics: ↑genetics, ↑genetic science • Hypernyms: ↑mutation, ↑genetic mut …   Useful english dictionary

  • point mutation — Intragenic mutation in which recombination is not impaired …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • point mutation — A mutation that affects only a single base pair in a specific location …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • point mutation — noun A mutation that involves the replacement, addition or deletion of a small number of bases (especially just one) at a specific site within a gene …   Wiktionary

  • point mutation — noun Genetics a mutation affecting only one nucleotide in a gene sequence …   English new terms dictionary

  • point mutation — Mutationthat causes the replacement of a single base pair with another pair …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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