isonymous substitution

isonymous substitution

[ī¦sän·ə·məs ‚səb·stə′tü·shən]
(genetics)
Any deoxyribonucleic acid base-pair substitution within an exon that does not result in change in the amino acid sequence for which it codes. Also known as synonymous substitution.
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