What are homeotic mutations?

Options :
  1. Mutations that results in deletion of a gene.
  2. Mutations that results in overactivation of a gene.
  3. Mutations that cause behavioural changes.
  4. Mutations that change one segment of the body into a different one.
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

Homeotic mutations are mutations that change one segment of the body into a different one. Homeotic genes are involved in determining where, when, and how body segments develop in flies. Alterations in these genes cause changes in patterns of body parts, sometimes causing dramatic effects such as legs growing in place of antennae or an extra set of wings.

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