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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.74)


Mutation is

[A]. a factor responsible for plant growth
[B]. a change which affects the offspring of F2 generation only
[C]. a change that is inherited
[D]. a change which affects the parents

Answer: Option C


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Amudhavaani said: (Jul 14, 2013)  
I don't think mutation has to be a change that needs to be inherited. Somatic mutations may or may not be inherited. The correct definition for mutation would be "a sudden change affecting the genetic material of somatic or genetic cells".

Aman said: (Aug 21, 2013)  
Define well, What is mutation ?

K.Prasanthi said: (Dec 24, 2013)  
Mutation is an event that changes genetic structure or an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.

Midhat Khan said: (Jun 2, 2014)  
What are somatic cells?

Kanchan said: (May 13, 2015)  
Sudden heritable changes in genetic material of an organism is called as Mutation.

Krish said: (Sep 30, 2015)  
Somatic cells are the body cells apart from the germ cell.

Priyanka said: (Oct 18, 2015)  
Mutation is a phenomenon which result in alternated DNA sequence thus genotype and phenotype are changed.

Kantha Reddy said: (Jul 21, 2018)  
A mutation is a change that occurs in our DNA sequence, so many factors caused mutation like external and internal factors.

Elias said: (Mar 7, 2020)  
I think a question lacks clearness it is true when a mutuation is somatic.

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