Translation of mutate in Spanish:

mutate

Pronunciation: /ˈmjuːteɪt; mjuːˈteɪt/

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  • 1.1 [Biol] mutar
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    • This gene, when mutated, severely disrupts both germ cell migration and developmental cell death.
    • Only 15 of these genes were previously known to cause a toxin phenotype when mutated.
    • If a gene on the Y chromosome mutates, that piece of the male genetic code may disappear.
    1.2 (change) [formal] sufrir una transformación/transformaciones 1.3 [Ling] mutar, transformarse
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    • The pigeon let out one long coo, and then, as its body began to swell and transform, the sound mutated into a low chuckle.
    • But now the perennial moaning about diving has mutated into a full-blown campaign to stamp out this malevolent practice.
    • We had our reunion yesterday, attended by 11 of us which is a good turn out, and the day trip to France has now mutated into a weekend in Paris!

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