Published in Genetics and Environmental Health Week, November 11th, 2009
Mutations can occur in different cells of the body and at different times during life. Some, such as those which occur in 'germ cells' (those which create sperm or eggs), cause changes which affect the offspring; those which occur in other cells can lead to tumours, but are not inherited.
In work published in Nature Genetics, researchers at the University of...
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