MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

420 views

What is a mutation and what are they caused by?

A mutation is a change in the base sequence of DNA. A mutation can be caused by a mistake during replication of DNA or by mutagenic agents. Mutagenic agents include chemicals that can act as bases or radiation that can alter the DNA sequence.

Nadine K. GCSE Biology tutor, GCSE Chemistry tutor, A Level Biology t...

1 year ago

Answered by Nadine, an A Level Biology tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

153 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£30 /hr

Subi S.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Cambridge University

Subjects offered: Biology, Chemistry+ 5 more

Biology
Chemistry
.UKCAT.
.BMAT (BioMedical Admissions)
-Personal Statements-
-Oxbridge Preparation-
-Medical School Preparation-

“I am a medical student currently studying at Cambridge University. I have always loved Biology and enjoy teaching it! I think that science should be studied in a practical way with pictures and models and experiments - textbooks too! ...”

£20 /hr

Olivia L.

Degree: biology (Bachelors) - Bath University

Subjects offered: Biology, Geography

Biology
Geography

“Biology student with excellent grades studying at the University of Bath. Superbly enthusiastic about my subject and love sharing that passion with others!”

MyTutor guarantee

£20 /hr

Seline I.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Cardiff University

Subjects offered: Biology, Maths+ 4 more

Biology
Maths
Human Biology
Chemistry
Art
-Medical School Preparation-

“Who am I? I am a second year medical student at Cardiff University. I have always had a love of science, maths and art and cannot wait to share my passion for these subjects with you. My tutorials will be delivered in an interactive, ...”

About the author

Nadine K.

Currently unavailable: for new students

Degree: Biochemistry (Bachelors) - Bristol University

Subjects offered: Biology, Chemistry

Biology
Chemistry

“About Me I am currently studying Biochemistry at the University of Bristol. I loved studying the sciences all the way through school and would be thrilled to be of any kind of help! I understand that when it comes to science it doesn’...”

You may also like...

Posts by Nadine

NaOH is a strong base. An aqueous solution is made containing 0.300mol.dm^-3 of NaOH at room temperature. Calculate the pH of this solution.

What is a mutation and what are they caused by?

What is an optical isomerism?

What is transcription?

Other A Level Biology questions

What are the features of alveolar epithelium which allow efficient gas exchange?

What different forms of RNA are found in a cell and what are their functions?

What are the different stages of mitosis and what do they consist of?

Explain how during the light independent reaction of photosynthesis carbon dioxide is converted to organic substances.

View A Level Biology tutors

Cookies:

We use cookies to improve our service. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok