copy error

copy error

[′käp·ē ‚er·ər]
(cell and molecular biology)
A mutation that occurs during deoxyribonucleic acid replication as a result of an error in base pairing.
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One exception was a fellow journalist, BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski, who gave Hartman the benefit of the doubt by suggesting that the sentence in question was a simple copy error.
com/sparksjls) @sparksjls I think she made an honest copy error.
PPRC provides users two options to ensure remote data integrity in case of remote copy error conditions.
Due to copy error, the reference to Broadview and AAA Ventures was made in error; no such funds exist.
These mutations, also called copy errors, can occur early in fetal development, but because they aren't in the sex cells (the X or Y chromosomes) of the fetus, they can't be passed on.
She pointed out a couple of copy errors, pointed out one area that should be relocated in the book, and I sent it.
As Toupin is not knowledgeable in the Huron language, he sometimes makes copy errors in writing down Wyandot names, and he is not always able to correlate different spellings of these names.
It does require a lively interest in the subject, though, because it is wordy and dry and marked by distracting copy errors.