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« on: August 12, 2008, 01:57:27 PM »

I am totally confused about what mutations mean.  I have looked and found answers but I guess I need it to be broken down into very easy terms.  I feel so stupid but really want to understand it.  Is there someone out there that can help me.

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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2008, 01:43:20 PM »

Hi Linda,

DNA is made up of an enormously long series of so-called base-pairs.  There are only three kinds of them, six if you consider that they can be flipped end for end.  If a spontaneous change occurs is the series it is a mutation.
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