Definition of 'mutation'
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The Sun (2008)
These mutations may make certain individuals more able to survive in a hostile environment than others.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2015)
There is no scientific evidence to tell us what genetic mutations may be occurring inside their bodies.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Another potential benefit could be insights into spontaneous genetic mutations that cause disease and disability.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
All cancers are caused by mutations in individual genes.The Sun (2010)
The aim is to use the genetic mutations that each of these organisms acquire to construct their family trees.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Cancer patients can now have their tumours tested for dozens of genetic mutations that affect which drugs are likely to work.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The alterations that occur in the gene pool are the result of mutations that change the genes, but this is only the first step.The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)
One in 200 British children born each year has a genetic mutation and some are fatal.The Sun (2010)
Millions with south Asian or southern African ancestry appear to have a mutation that may help to explain why they are today more vulnerable to high inflammation.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
One in eight men with an advanced form of the disease had mutations in genes vital for repairing DNA, researchers found.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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