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Frameshift Mutation

A type of mutation in which a number of NUCLEOTIDES deleted from or inserted into a protein coding sequence is not divisible by three, thereby causing an alteration in the READING FRAMES of the entire coding sequence downstream of the mutation. These mutations may be induced by certain types of MUTAGENS or may occur spontaneously.

Year introduced: 1991

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Tree Number(s): G05.365.590.265

MeSH Unique ID: D016368

Entry Terms:

  • Frameshift Mutations
  • Mutations, Frameshift
  • Frame Shift Mutation
  • Frame Shift Mutations
  • Mutation, Frame Shift
  • Mutations, Frame Shift
  • Mutation, Frameshift
  • Out-of-Frame Mutation
  • Mutation, Out-of-Frame
  • Mutations, Out-of-Frame
  • Out of Frame Mutation
  • Out-of-Frame Mutations
  • Out-of-Frame Deletion
  • Deletion, Out-of-Frame
  • Deletions, Out-of-Frame
  • Out of Frame Deletion
  • Out-of-Frame Deletions
  • Out-of-Frame Insertion
  • Insertion, Out-of-Frame
  • Insertions, Out-of-Frame
  • Out of Frame Insertion
  • Out-of-Frame Insertions

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