Learn about Gene Mutation in this educational video from dizzo95.
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Female Speaker: Mutation is when a gene is damaged for example by radiation in a point mutation one base pair is replaced by another. Now that the coding has changed the gene may not work properly some mutations effect whole chromosomes in a deletion a segment of the chromosome becomes detached and is lost sometimes the segment turns round completely changing the order of the genes.

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