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spontaneous mutation

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield

in A Dictionary of Genetics

Eighth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199766444
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780199376865
spontaneous mutation

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a mutation that occurs naturally; i.e., it is not induced by experimental means. Spontaneous mutations are much more infrequent

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Subjects: Genetics and Genomics

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