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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Insertion
Definition A type of mutation in which one or more nucleotides is inserted into a DNA sequence. Small insertions within a gene can alter the reading frame, and thus the amino acid sequence of the encoded protein.

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last database update
07/23/2014
MGI 5.19
The Jackson Laboratory