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conditional mutation


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A mutation that exhibits wild phenotype under certain (permissive) environmental conditions, but exhibits a mutant phenotype under other (restrictive) conditions. Some bacterial mutants are conditional lethals that cannot grow above 45°C, but grow well at 37°C.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


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