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Solution: Compare the consequences of germline mutations to somatic mutations.

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Compare the consequences of germline mutations to somatic mutations.

Solution

Germline mutations are mutations that occur in the germ cells or sex cells (sperm or egg cell). Since germ cells are responsible for reproduction, mutation in these cells can be passed from one generation to another. 

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