silent mutation


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silent mutation

n.
A genetic mutation that does not result in a change of phenotype.
Translations
mutation inapparente
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The G841A silent mutation may affect mRNA splicing and/or stability, even the kinetics of protein translation, thus giving rise to the functional change of INHA gene (Komar, 2007).
A novel silent mutation 1251 T>C was first identified located in exon 8 of the LPL gene.
CAP+1 mutation, the only silent mutation in the study was present in 4 Punjabis, 4 Pathans and 1 other carrier (Table-1).
A silent mutation (AAA [right arrow] AAG, Lys [right arrow] Lys) at codon 121 has been reported from India in our previous study (9).
However, this was a silent mutation still coding for the amino acid Isoleucine at the exon 4, codon 50 of the TP53 gene.