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mutation [ENGLISH]

A change in the sequence of DNA which alters gene function. Sometimes the mutation changes the gene so that the protein encoded by the gene is abnormal. In other cases the protein may be normal but the mutation causes the cell to make too little or too much of the protein.

mutation [SWEDISH]

Förändring av DNA i en levande organism. Kan ske på olika sätt, bl.a. genom att baspar läggs till, försvinner eller byts ut.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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