frame-shift mutation
A point @[email protected] involving either the deletion or @[email protected] of a @[email protected] in a @[email protected] By the frame-shift @[email protected], the normal @[email protected] frame used when decoding the nucleotide triplets in the gene is altered to another @[email protected] frame.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 154 [Terms] [Paper]