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Germ-Line Mutation

Any detectable and heritable alteration in the lineage of germ cells. Mutations in these cells (i.e., "generative" cells ancestral to the gametes) are transmitted to progeny while those in somatic cells are not.

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): G05.365.590.350

MeSH Unique ID: D018095

Entry Terms:

  • Germ Line Mutation
  • Germline Mutation
  • Germline Mutations
  • Mutation, Germline
  • Mutations, Germline
  • Mutation, Germ-Line
  • Germ-Line Mutations
  • Mutation, Germ Line
  • Mutations, Germ-Line

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