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Biology Homework 12/13/01

Read pages 302-307 and answer the following questions:

 

1) What is a mutation?

 

2) How do mutations affect reproductive cells?

 

 

3) What may damage to a gene cause?

 

 

4) What do genetic counselors do?

 

 

 

5) What is a point mutation?

 

 

 

6) What is a frameshift mutation?

 

 

7) What are chromosomal mutations?

 

 

 

 

 

8) What causes nondisjunction?

 

 

 

9) What is a mutagen?

 

 

 

10) How do cells repair DNA?