Mutations in DNA

Art & Research: Maia Gomis and Anita Karakas

Further Reading Literature: Kadir Özler


A mutation is a change in DNA base sequence.

There are 4 different types of DNA bases.

Mutation sources

Mutations are due to: internal or external factors.

Base substitution

DNA mutations can be HARMFUL, HELPFUL, or NEUTRAL, but they happen randomly.

There are 3 types of DNA mutations:

1.Base Substitution (MedlinePlus).

Base insertion


Base deletion

Base insertion and base deletion have the highest potential to be dangerous (MedlinePlus)!

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