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Inbreeding is a complex issue with complex genetic consequences. Inbreeding does increase prevalence of autosomal recessive disorders. But in the most common interbred marriages in the world, cousin marriages, the percentage increase in risk is not by very much, contrary to popular and historic belief. In this article, we define what inbreeding is, delve into a historical implication of it, and discuss current data.
Published by Saema A 69 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
This article will discuss the many different ways DNA can mutate. It goes over the very basic types of DNA mutation to the more advanced types. This is a brief overview that will give you a basic understanding of how DNA can mutate and the effects it has on our bodies.
Published by Inderpreet Grewal 69 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
Genetic mutation happens in many different ways. It can be just by pure chance or causes by mutagens. These mutations can either have no effect on an organism or it can ultimately be the death of it. This article will go through our bodies varies ways of checking for and eliminating potentially dangerous genetic mutations.
Published by Inderpreet Grewal 69 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
A brief overview of genetic mutation and their categories: specifically, single point mutations, nucleotide base additions and deletions, and base substitution, as well as induced vs. spontaneous mutation. When they occur within protein encoding genes, they can have deleterious effects, and cause several human diseases, such as sickle cell anemia.
Published by Wai Szeto 70 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
Transposons are only one of many different movable genetic elements found within our genome. Movable genetic elements allow for genetic material to be shared and transferred between cells and within cells giving rise to mutations and variation in a population. Transposons can be classified into two different classes, “copy and paste” and “cut and paste”.
Published by Juliane Liberto 70 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
How are sequence maps of genomes produced? How is the information in the genome deciphered? What can comparative genomics reveal about genome structure and evolution? How does the availability of genomic sequence affect genetic analysis? These genome projects would make the clones and then make the sequence as an available public resources.
Published by Stephanie Fung 70 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
There are two types of mutations, spontaneous and induced. The first type, as is specified by its name, is a naturally occurring DNA mutation that can arise in all cells. The second set of mutations arises from the action of certain agents known as mutagens. These mutagens increase the rate at which mutations occur. However, both spontaneous and induced mutations are random, which is significant because it allows for genetic diversity within a species over time.
Published by Jennifer Liberto 70 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
What is a gene mutation? How do people obtain these certain mutations? Genetics mutation is a permanent disorder in someone’s DNA sequence that could affect his or her life. Even a change in a segment of a chromosome can change a person’s life entirely. The surprising part is that mutations don’t always get passed from generations. In addition, there are different kinds of mutations that the normal person might not know about.
Published by Rayhan Kabir 70 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +1 votes | 0 comments
The article is a quick informational about DNA damage. It will outline where DNA damage comes from and the types of damages that affect DNA. DNA damage comes from two sources that of which are internal and external. There are different types of damages such as radiation, temperature related, and industrial chemical provoked. A quick insight on the difference between DNA damage and DNA mutation.
Published by Geramie Gerona 70 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
This article is about mutations. It is about how they happen, the different types, whether they are good or bad, and how they are important. It also talks about DNA and the importance of understanding the effects mutations have on them. It even goes over how the mutation effects matter on the DNA, and the relation with the other genetics knowledge.
Published by Karishma Kumar 70 months ago in Genetics & DNA | +0 votes | 0 comments
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