Definitions for "mutagenesis"
Keywords:  mutation, myoot, nagel, jen, heritable
the causing of a mutation or the occurrence of a mutation{3}.
The development of mutations. See Mutation.
Process by which mutations occur.
Keywords:  disrupt, alter, gene, genetic, dna
Production of change in the gene.
Producing changes in an organism’s DNA in order to study the effect of disrupting certain genes, or to try to produce a desired trait.
Français] The introduction into a gene of an alteration that changes the structure or function of the gene product.