a: neutral mutation ~
b: a missense mutation


"A neutral mutation is like a missense mutation except that the amino acid change does not affect the function of the protein. A silent mutation is like a neutral mutation except the codon change does not result in an amino acid change. Nonsense mutations replace a codon specifying an amino acid in protein with UAG, UGA, ..."

Writer: Nicholas W. Gillham
Date: Jan 20 2018 5:07 PM

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