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Deletion

Deletion is a type of mutation involving the loss of genetic material. It can be small, involving a single missing DNA base pair, or large, involving a piece of a chromosome.

Date:June 12, 2010
Credit:Darryl Leja, NHGRI
Dimensions:1517 x 1753
File Size:423 Kb
Rights:PublicExcept where otherwise noted, this image is in the public domain and may be used, linked or reproduced without permission. If you use an image, please credit the source listed above with a link back to www.genome.gov where possible. Thank you!



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