Adaptive mutagenesis: a process that generates almost exclusively beneficial mutations

Abstract Adaptive mutations are spontaneous mutations that occur in microorganisms during periods of prolonged stress in non-dividing or very slowly dividing populations and that are specific to the environmental challenge that causes that stress. This article reviews the literature on adaptive muta...

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Published in:Genetica : an international journal on genetics and evolution, Vol. 102-103 (1998), p. 109-125
Other Involved Persons: Hall, Barry G.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1573-6857
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 1998 Kluwer Academic Publishers
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
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