Mutations

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Mutations

Radiation can cause damage to the genetic material. For example X-rays, rays from the Sun as not all the UV radition is stopped by the atmosphere

Mutations

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Mutatations occour when genes have been altered due to unexpected and random changes

What are MUTATIONS?

There are 3 types of mutations:

Gene mutations: affects the chemical structure of DNAChromosome mutations: affects the structure of the chromosomesNumerical mutations: affects the number of chromosomes

Causes of MUTATIONS!!!!!

Physical mutagens

Chemical mutagens

Biological mutagens

Physical mutagens

Chemical mutagens

Biological mutagens

Many substances such as dyes used in industries: pesticides or certain pollutants can cause changes in genes

Some viruses can increase the frecuency of genetic mutations becauase they interfer with the genetic material

By: Julia Martinez 4ºA


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