mutational mutational

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or resulting from mutation

Usage(s):

  1. Likewise, a cartoon dog evokes "the obscure unease that Pluto has always inspired, a dog owned by a mouse, daily confronted with the mutational horror of Goofy.
  2. What mutational deviation of personality can possibly prevent her broodlings from devouring their food when she orders them to charge with drawn forks?.
  3. But, says Burnet, "of all virus diseases, influenza is probably the one in which mutational changes in the virus are of greatest human importance.

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Quotes

  • "A gene under strong mutational pressure succumbs to that pressure," Lahn said. "For genes that have a high mutation rate, somehow selection appears to become less stringent."
    on Jun 7, 2005 By: Bruce Lahn Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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