insertional mutagenesis


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in·ser·tion·al mu·ta·gen·e·sis

mutation caused by insertion of new genetic material into a normal gene, particularly of retroviruses into chromosomal DNA.

in·ser·tion·al mu·ta·gen·e·sis

(in-sĕr'shŭn-ăl myū'tă-jen'ĕ-sis)
Mutation caused by insertion of new genetic material into a normal gene, particularly of retroviruses into chromosomal DNA.
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