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Elan, I think your complaint is based on their poorly-worded phrasing

What they wrote:
"These mutations largely occur in parts of the DNA with no specific function, but they can lead to diseases such as Tay-Sachs or dysautonomia."

What I think they meant:
"Most of those mutations occur in parts of the DNA with no specific function, but others can lead to diseases such as Tay-Sachs or dysautonomia."

What they wrote:
"Mutations are the result of two genetic phenomena known as founder effect and bottleneck effect."

What I think they meant:
"Mutations become widespread within a group because of two genetic phenomena known as founder effect and bottleneck effect."


Sure, the phrasing can be repaired. But usually when the phrasing is wrong it means that the author is writing about a subject he doesn't understand, which leads other people to misunderstanding.

Elan
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