Gene Mutations and DNA Repair

• The Genetic Legacy of Chernobyl

• The Nature of Mutation

The Importance of Mutations Categories of Mutations Types of Gene Mutations Mutation Rates

• Causes of Mutations

Spontaneous Replication Errors Spontaneous Chemical Changes Chemically Induced Mutations Radiation

• The Study of Mutations

The Analysis of Reverse Mutations Detecting Mutations with the Ames Test

Radiation Exposure in Humans

Mismatch Repair

Direct Repair

Base-Excision Repair

Nucleotide-Excision Repair

Other Types of DNA Repair

Genetic Diseases and Faulty DNA Repair

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