Mutations
Download
1 / 11

Mutations - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 133 Views
  • Uploaded on

Mutations. What is a mutation?. What causes mutations?. Errors in DNA replication Errors in mRNA production Chemicals UV Radiation X-Rays. What is a point mutation?. What are the three types of point mutations?. Silent Missense Nonsense. What is a frameshift mutation?.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Mutations' - cili


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript


What causes mutations
What causes mutations?

  • Errors in DNA replication

  • Errors in mRNA production

  • Chemicals

  • UV Radiation

  • X-Rays




What is a frameshift mutation
What is a frameshift mutation?


What types of mutations cause frameshift mutations
What types of mutations cause frameshift mutations?

  • Insertions

  • Deletions



How does a mutated protein affect a cell
How does a mutated protein affect a cell?

  • The mutated protein may have a different shape and disrupt its normal activity.


Are all mutations harmful
Are all mutations harmful?

  • No! They can be neutral, beneficial, OR harmful

  • Environmental context plays a MAJOR role here