Translation of mutation in Spanish:

mutation

mutación, n.

Pronunciation: /mjuˈteɪʃ(ə)n//mjuːˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    Biology Linguistics
    mutación feminine
    • The probability of producing a subsequent beneficial mutation will then also increase.
    • Only after the first several million generations has mutation added enough variability to reach the equilibrium.
    • The gene mutation appears to work by restricting calorie absorption at the cellular level.
    • Damage caused to DNA may, in turn, induce mutation and chromosome abnormalities of the meristem cells.
    • Kidney tumors and estrogen-treated kidneys have mutations in microsatellites.
    • The first is that this was a naturally occurring mutation in the Siamese.
    • In this example mutations accrue successively, starting with the most beneficial single mutation.
    • Dynamics of focus formation can be affected by mutation of genes involved in DNA metabolism.
    • In the absence of recombination and back mutation, the lost chromosome class cannot be regenerated.
    • The same pattern appears in tumor-associated genes undergoing either loss-of-function mutation or rearrangements.
    • First, new mod variants can arise by mutation and spread by drift.
    • Perhaps the best demonstration of this comes from studies of mutation in reporter genes in transgenic mice.
    • Second, mathematical geneticists showed that the gene frequency change by mutation is much smaller than the change by natural selection.
    • Throughout this section, we are concerned with the effective size for a single neutral locus without mutation.
    • By the 60th cycle, the typical cell had four to five of the target genes inactivated by mutation.
    • Random mutation is inevitable because mutation is a natural phenomenon.
    • It is important to realize that mutations in different mutant individuals are not necessarily distinct.
    • The main forces of evolution - mutation and natural selection - can be described by precise mathematical equations.
    • For example, when a single favorable mutation arises and spreads, it carries with it any linked variants.
    • Cadmium compounds are inactive or weakly active in gene mutation and other genotoxicity assays.
    • Genes can also be inactivated by mutation and subsequently deleted.
    • Mere mutation of the gene structure cannot fully explain the ‘spiritual’ evolution of species.
  • 2formal

    (change)
    transformación feminine
    • The course of development can, however, be altered by mutation.
    • Singer notes well the various analogies between mutation and more prosaic political and cultural concerns.
    • Variation accumulates over time through a random process of mutation.
    • As a matter of fact, the functions of books have undergone a process of mutation, and the underlying motivating force is now nothing but the soaring prices.
    • It commits the artist to a descent into time, into the processes of mutation, decay and dissolution.
    • It was the launch on September 30 of the tabloid-shaped Independent that has been the catalyst for what surely amounts to a long-term newspaper industry mutation.
    • Rather they evolved through a century-long process of mutation.
    • He acknowledges his political mutation but says there was no epiphany.
    • They have been berated for being bland, boring, meandering and, most mystifying of all, not playing trance or whatever this week's essential dancefloor mutation is.
    • So it becomes clear that the solution to this problem is not in some political consciousness but in mutation of human consciousness.