Friday, March 11, 2011
mutations in chromosomes
Chromosome Mutations. Inversion (B) Deletion (A) Duplication (D)
Mutation of Chromosomes
Chromosomal mutations. Images from Purves et al., Life: The Science of
All of our chromosomes
including gene mutations, larger chromosomal mutations and genome
Chromosomal aberrations Edit Chromosomal aberrations section
Chromosomes come in pairs with half of each inherited from each parent.
Main article: Chromosome abnormalities
Mutation of Chromosomes - from the Access Excellence site
 Classification of mutation types
approach to isolate mutations. This approach uses a balancer chromosome
How do chromosomal mutations take place ? The deficiencies are easiest to
Changes in genes or chromosomes are called mutations .
MUTATION These mutations affect large portions of the chromosomes and are
ways: point mutation, gene amplification or chromosomal rearrangements.
Types of structural chromosome changes
macro-mutations or chromosomal mutation or aberration
So radiation can provoke both major types of mutations, point mutations and
colour blindness is typically caused by a mutation on the X-chromosome,
caused by mutations in a person's genes.
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