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.
Furthermore, silent mutation carriers should receive genetic counseling to learn about the risk of transmitting LQTS to offspring.