Nonsense Mutation

Science / Genetics / Nonsense Mutation: A mutation in which a codon is changed to a stop codon, resulting in a truncated protein product.

Other Words for Mutation

Mutation Adjective Synonyms: change, changing, alteration, altering, modification, modifying, transformation, transforming, metamorphosis, metamorphosing, transmutation, transmuting, transfiguration, transfiguring, evolution, evolving, variation, varying
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Other Words for Nonsense

Nonsense Adjective Synonyms: rubbish, drivel, gibberish, gobbledegook or gobbledygook, twaddle, trash, babble, balderdash, moonshine, bombast, fustian, rodomontade, puffery, flummery, blather or blether, bunkum, poppycock, stuff and nonsense, double-talk, jargon, mumbo-jumbo
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Nonsense Verse

Life Style / Poetry / Nonsense Verse: Lines that read like word-salad, where individually the terms may be recognizable but in their order and grammatical relations make no sense, or where common words accompany neologisms in expressions MORE

Somatic Cell Genetic Mutation

Science / Genetics / Somatic Cell Genetic Mutation: A change in the genetic structure that is neither inherited nor passed to offspring. Also called acquired mutations. MORE

Somatic Mutation

Science / Genetics / Somatic Mutation: A mutation occurring in any cell that is not destined to become a germ cell: if the mutant cell continues to divide, the individual will come to contain a patch of tissue of genotype different from th MORE

Nonsense Mutation

Science / Genetics / Nonsense Mutation: A mutation in which a codon is changed to a stop codon, resulting in a truncated protein product. MORE

Mutation Rate

Science / Biology / Mutation Rate: The average occurrence of mutations in a species per a given unit of time. MORE

Missense Mutation

Science / Genetics / Missense Mutation: A change in the base sequence of a gene that alters or eliminates a protein. MORE

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