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Glossary Term Mutation
  1. The process through which genes undergo a structural change.
  2. Any permanent change in DNA, i.e., in its nucleotide sequence. Examples include chromosome rearrangements and point mutations.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
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