Definition of Frameshift

1. Noun. frameshift mutation ¹



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Definition of Frameshift

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Frameshift

1. A shift in the reading frame used to translate the base sequence of DNA or mRNA. It is caused by the addition or deletion of one or more of the bases, resulting in an alternative peptide being formed. (17 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frameshift

frame work knitter
frameable
framebuffer
framebuffers
framed
framed decision
frameless
framer
framers
frames
frames of mind
frames of reference
frames per second
frameset
framesets
frameshift (current term)
frameshift mutagen
frameshift mutation
frameshift mutations
frameshifting
frameshiftings
frameshifts
frameskip
frameup
frameups
framework
framework knitter
frameworks
framily
framing

Literary usage of Frameshift

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1. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"One germinal excision event was found that contained an 8 bp deletion, frameshift mutation in Bronze-2. The three other mutants described occurred as a ..."

2. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"This hypothesis was studied by introducing the putative frameshift region into ... Both experimental approaches demonstrate that a -1 frameshift occurs at a ..."

3. Viral Resistance in Plants/Viral Coat Proteins: Bibliography-January 91-July 96 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"A frameshift in the P3 gene did not change the asymmetry in plus/minus strand ... A frameshift early in the CP gene resulted in a 100-fold reduction in plus ..."

4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"However, primary aromatic amines are mainly implicated as urinary mutagens because: 0) they produce frameshift mutations in Salmonella typhimurium strains, ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Unrepaired DNA strand breaks can promote DNA lesions such as base deletions and frameshift errors that could inactivate genes involved in the apoptosis ..."

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