Mutagenesis is the process by which the a particular base pair in a genome is completely changes, in simple that the particular genome changed, mutated. This mutation can be a spontaneous reaction or a induced reaction. Certain mutation is helpful for the organism to adjust itself to its habitat while certain result in cancerous growth. This is because; the mutation in genome can result in the formation of a truncated protein. These proteins either switch off or on the essential pathways resulting in cancerous growth.
Last date updated on September, 2014