next_grey.jpgmore_grey.jpgback.jpgLife Changes. Mutation. Causes of mutations 3help.jpgJoin56x56.jpghome.jpgSometimes, a base in a length of DNA gets damaged.
When the DNA splits apart and gets copied,
the copying tries to fix it, but it gets it wrong.
When the changed (mutated) DNA is used to make a protein,
it will make a different protein. The creature with the mutated DNA will be different.

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