biopython v1.71.0 Bio.GA.Mutation.Simple.SinglePositionMutation

Perform a conversion mutation, but only at a single point in the genome.

This does not randomize the genome as much as ConversionMutation, since only one change is allowed per genome at the specified mutation rate.

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Initialize a mutator

Mutate the organism’s genome

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Initialize a mutator.


  • mutation_rate - The chance of a mutation happening once in the genome.

Mutate the organism’s genome.