What would you like to do?

Which type of mutation is likely to have the least effect on an organism?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

A silent mutation
18 people found this useful
Thanks for the feedback!

What type of mutations do not effect phenotype?

Synonymous mutations. These are mutations that happen in the coding regions of genes that change one nucleotide for another. However, because of redundancy in the genetic code
In Biology

What effects can a mutation have on an organism?

It depends what Element it is. Or what its based. There are endless possibilities on mutation. EDIT: Mutation can have almost any effect immaginable. Most of the time mutatio
In Biology

Which type of mutation will probably have a larger effect a point mutation or a frameshift mutation?

Both types of mutation have the potential to cause a large effect.    In general, a frameshift mutation is more likely  to cause a large effect. This is because it shi