chromosomal mutation

What is chromosomal mutation?

chromosomal mutation meaning a mutation involving a long segment of DNA. These mutations can involve deletions, insertions, or inversions of sections of DNA. In some cases, deleted sections may attach to other chromosomes, disrupting both the chromosomes that loses the DNA and the one that gains it; any type of change in the chromosome structure or number

 

reference: Coral Reef Information System – Glossary

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