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The smallest unit of DNA at which a mutation can occur; a nucleotide.

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(Genetics) the smallest element of a gene which, when altered, can cause mutation
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Noun1.muton - the smallest unit of DNA where a mutation can occur
nucleotide, base - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
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Cllr Muton added the council "will have to make some difficult decisions" as a result of the "challenges and uncertainty we face", stating there has been a loss of PS120m in government funding per year since 2010.
In Jawf Yemen province, Zilzal-1 missile and Katyusha rockets were fired toward mercenaries' sites in Muton and Hazm districts.
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Breakfast in the household of Henry Percy, ninth earl of Northumberland, according to the household accounts from 1564 to 1632, for the earl and his lady on a 'flesh day' was 'a loofe of bred in trenchors, 2 manchets, 1 quart bere, 1 quart wyne, a Chyne of Muton or Chyne of Beef Boilid' "; the two older sons had " '2 loaf of household Breid, a Manchet, 1 Potell [two quarts] of Bere, a Chekynge [chicken] or ells 3 mutton Bonys boyled." (95) The Cliffords' breakfast menu, fed to the players, is close to the Percys'.