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Mystery Yeast Mutation - Teach Genetics (Utah)
inquiry-based exploration students are asked to discover the nature of the mutation in a yeast strain by designing and carrying out their own experiments.
Properties and rates of germline mutations in humans - Cell
appear and the properties of new mutations is critical in the study of human genetics from evolution to disease. The study of the mutation rate in humans dates ...
Rates of Spontaneous Mutation - NCBI
Mutation rates in higher eukaryotes are roughly 0.1–100 per genome per sexual generation but are currently indistinguishable from 1/300 per cell division per ...
Rare Mutation Detection Best Practices Guidelines - Bio-Rad
PrimePCR™ ddPCR™ Mutation Detection Assays . .... Rare mutation detection ( RMD) refers to detection of a sequence variant that is present at a very low ...
Mutation Detector™ Software User Guide - Thermo Fisher Scientific
About the TaqMan® Mutation Detection Assays validated assay set . .... of a mutation.

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Rare single gene mutation increases risk of schizophrenia 35-fold
A new study published in Nature Neuroscience shows that rare mutations in the SETD1A gene dramatically increase the risk of developing schizophrenia. This implicates a specific biological pathway in schizophrenia, which may also be of significance ...
Gene Mutation Linked to Persistent ADHD
MADRID — Persistent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents may be associated with a gene mutation that encodes a subunit on a brain receptor, findings from a longitudinal Italian study suggest.
Researchers identify new mutation responsible for spinocerebellar ataxia
Using the genetic information of two different families with three generations of disease, researchers have identified a new mutation responsible for a degenerative and ultimately fatal movement disorder.
"Good" Cholesterol Mutation Linked to Heart Disease
The approach unearthed mutations in a protein called SR-BI that binds to HDL cholesterol and triggers its movement from the blood into the liver. Those who carried the mutations tended to have high HDL cholesterol levels in the blood, as expected.
A Genetic Mutation Could Save You From A Heart Attack
Now scientists have discovered another mutation that does the opposite: people who have it run a 50 percent lower risk of having a heart attack.

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Mutation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In biology, a mutation is a permanent alteration of the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism, virus, or extrachromosomal DNA or other genetic ...
What Is Mutation? - Learn Genetics - University of Utah
Mutation is a natural process that changes a DNA sequence. And it is more common than you may think. As a cell copies its DNA before dividing, a "typo" occurs ...
What is a mutation? | Facts |
Jan 25, 2016 A mutation is a change that occurs in our DNA sequence, either due to mistakes when the DNA is copied or as the result of environmental ...
Mutations - Understanding Evolution
Mutations. Mutation is a change in DNA, the hereditary material of life. An organism's DNA affects how it looks, how it behaves, and its physiology — all aspects ...
What is a gene mutation and how do mutations occur? - Genetics ...
A gene mutation is a permanent alteration in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene, such that the sequence differs from what is found in most people.

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