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INDEL Mutation

A mutation named with the blend of insertion and deletion. It refers to a length difference between two ALLELES where it is unknowable if the difference was originally caused by a SEQUENCE INSERTION or by a SEQUENCE DELETION. If the number of nucleotides in the insertion/deletion is not divisible by three, and it occurs in a protein coding region, it is also a FRAMESHIFT MUTATION.

Year introduced: 2008

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Tree Number(s): G05.365.590.500, G05.558.370

MeSH Unique ID: D054643

Entry Terms:

  • INDEL Mutations
  • Mutation, INDEL
  • Mutations, INDEL
  • Insertion-Deletion Mutation
  • Insertion Deletion Mutation
  • Insertion-Deletion Mutations
  • Mutation, Insertion-Deletion
  • Mutations, Insertion-Deletion

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