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Changes in DNA

  1. Jun 16, 2004 #1

    Nec

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    insertion, deletion, inversion ?
    Help me with examples please, thanks
     
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  3. Jun 16, 2004 #2
    Here's an example of insertion:
    A virus inserts it's DNA into a hosts DNA. Using the host, the now viral DNA will create viral parts and assemble more viruses.
     
  4. Jun 16, 2004 #3

    Nec

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    I don't understand what you are talking about????
     
  5. Jun 16, 2004 #4

    Nec

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    I mean examples of codons, can you give me some examples using codons ???
     
  6. Jun 16, 2004 #5

    Nec

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    To be clearer on what i am asking, for example, i have got a TAT but when it becomes TAC, this is called an insertion, I think its the same as deletion, or inversion, so I am stuck at how to make a difference between them ?
    Can you help me ?

    Thanx
     
  7. Jun 17, 2004 #6

    HallsofIvy

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  8. Jun 17, 2004 #7

    Nec

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    Thanks HallsofIvy,
     
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