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Synonyms for mutation

Synonyms for mutation

the process or result of making or becoming different

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for mutation

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

a change or alteration in form or qualities

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7] Strain Induced Mutation Induction Fold Frequency (I) (I/S) (120 [micro]g/ml adriamycin) TA7001 3.
The highest observed induced mutation frequency for all three Salmonella strains occurred at a daunomycin concentration of 120 [micro]g/mL (maximally induced mutation frequencies are listed in Table 2, Column 3).
He earned his PhD on 'Breeding Maize for Salinity Tolerance' from the University of Liverpool, England and Post Doctorate from Genome Centre, UC Davis on 'Development and testing of TILLING populations of different crops for induced mutations in target genes.
The researchers identified soybean lines that had natural or induced mutations in either FAD2-1A or FAD2-1B that interfered with the proper function of the genes.
The endgame of these research efforts-which include genetic engineering and other biological techniques that create chemically induced mutations to improve how algae functions-is to domesticate algae, to make it a crop highly efficient at converting sunlight and carbon dioxide into lipids and oils that can be sent to a refinery and made into replacements for conventional gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and ethanol, as well as various other chemicals.
One study investigating both soluble and particulate Cr(VI) compounds found that both potassium chromate (soluble) and barium chromate (particulate) induced mutations in transgenic V79 cells containing the bacterial gpt reporter gene.