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Mutation, Missense

A mutation in which a codon is mutated to one directing the incorporation of a different amino acid. This substitution may result in an inactive or unstable product. (From A Dictionary of Genetics, King and Stansfield, 5th ed)

Year introduced: 1999

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Tree Number(s): G05.365.590.650

MeSH Unique ID: D020125

Entry Terms:

  • Missense Mutation
  • Missense Mutations
  • Mutations, Missense

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