Synonyms for mutant gene |

Synonyms and antonyms for mutant gene

1. mutant (n.)

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration


2. mutant (adj.)

tending to undergo or resulting from mutation


3. gene (n.)

(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity


4. mutant (n.)

an animal that has undergone mutation


5. gene-splicing (n.)

the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism