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How do cell mutations happen in fetuses?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: At conception.
At conception the maternal egg or the paternal sperm cell may carry mutations that are passed on to the fetus.

In brief: At conception.
At conception the maternal egg or the paternal sperm cell may carry mutations that are passed on to the fetus.
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