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Study reveals how the most common DNA mutation happens
February 1, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Shape-shifters aren't just the stuff of fiction, they're real -- and they're inside our DNA. In the Feb. 1 issue of the journal Nature, researchers describe how two mismatched bases in human DNA are able to change shape in order to avoid the body's natural defenses against genetic mutations.Full Story
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