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Silent Mutation

Known as: Exonic Synonymous Mutation, Exon Synonymous Mutation, Codon Substitution, Synonymous 
A point mutation occurring within the protein-coding region of a gene, and which codes for the same amino acid as expected.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Pancreatic cancer is a highly lethal malignancy with few effective therapies. We performed exome sequencing and copy number… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
There is currently no calibration available for the whole human mtDNA genome, incorporating both coding and control regions… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Although changes in nucleotide sequence affecting the composition and the structure of proteins are well known, functional… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Seckel syndrome (OMIM 210600) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by intrauterine growth retardation, dwarfism… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Point mutations in the coding regions of genes are commonly assumed to exert their effects by altering single amino acids in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Adiponectin (ACRP30), an adipocyte-secreted protein encoded by the APM1 gene, is known to modulate insulin sensitivity and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A large proportion of the 6,000 genes present in the genome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and of those sequenced in other… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The naturally occurring genetic heterogeneity of autotrophic ammonia-oxidizing populations belonging to the beta subclass of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Patterns of codon usage and "silent" DNA divergence suggest that natural selection discriminates among synonymous codons in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
  • T. A. Kunkel
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1985
  • Corpus ID: 1625498
Several single-base substitution mutations have been introduced into the lacZ alpha gene in cloning vector M13mp2, at 40-60… Expand
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