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1. Frameshift mutation (frame shift mutation, frame-shift mutation)
A type of mutation in which one or more paired nucleotide s are inserted or deleted in the coding region of a gene , which causes the triplet codon s to be read in the wrong frame; the resulting polypeptide has a garbled amino acid sequence from the mutated codon on.