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Point Mutation Leading to Fatal Insomnia

Animation on point mutation. Single nucleotide is mutated, exchanged with another. This leads in different amino acid, which can chande expressed protein. In this case 178 PrP gene is alteres, which causes a change from aspartic acid to asparagine, and protein is affected. Result is insomnia.

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Tags: Insomnia pointmutation nucleotide protein aminoAcid

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