What are Mutagens?

  Mutagens are the physical, chemical or biological agents that can cause mutation. Mutagens can be broadly classified as Two Types: Endogenous Mutagens Exogenous Mutagens Endogenous Mutagens: Mutagens are said to endogenous if they are already present inside the body of an organism. One of the most notable examples of endogenous mutagens is Reactive Oxygen […]

What Is Mutation and its Types?

Mutation is defined as a sudden, discontinuous variation in the phenotype (the physical appearance of an individual) and genotype (genetic makeup) of an organism. Depending upon the causes mutation are of three types: 1. Gene Mutation:  It occurs due to, alteration of DNA due to changes in the nucleotide sequence. It can be due to the change in a single […]

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