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Contact: Catherine Kolf
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Johns Hopkins Medicine

A Single Mutation Causes Instability in the Genome

Caption: Deletion of Gene B causes instability in the genome that is compensated for through a secondary mutation in Gene A.

Credit: Xinchen Teng, courtesy of Molecular Cell

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