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mutant

 [mu´tant]
1. in genetics, a variation that breeds true, owing to genetic changes.
2. produced by mutation.

mu·tant

(myū'tant),
1. A phenotype in which a mutation is manifested.
2. A gene that is rare and usually harmful, in contrast to a wild-type gene, not necessarily generated recently.

mutant

/mu·tant/ (mūt´'nt)
1. an organism that has undergone genetic mutation.
2. produced by mutation.

mutant

(myo͞ot′nt)
n.
An organism, cell, virus, or gene resulting from genetic mutation.
adj.
Resulting from genetic mutation: a mutant strain of bacteria.

mutant

[myo̅o̅′tənt]
Etymology: L, mutare, to change
1 n, any individual or organism with genetic material that has undergone mutation.
2 adj, relating to or produced by mutation.

mu·tant

(myū'tănt)
1. A phenotype in which a mutation is manifested.
2. A gene that is rare and usually harmful, in contrast to a wild-type gene, not necessarily generated recently.

mutant

Any organism or cell with a gene or genes that have suffered a MUTATION.

mutant

  1. any gene that has undergone a MUTATION.
  2. an individual showing the effects of a mutation, with a phenotype that is not WILD TYPE.

mu·tant

(myū'tănt)
A phenotype in which a mutation is manifested.

mutant,

n an individual showing a mutation.

mutant

1. an organism with a mutant gene which expresses itself in the phenotype.
2. a normal organism that is genetically different in one or more characteristics from an arbitrarily defined, previously existing 'wild-type' organism.
3. produced by a change in the nucleotide sequence of the genome.

conditional lethal mutant
mutations that occur in viruses, rendering them unable to grow under certain conditions which can be controlled experimentally. See permissive temperature.
defective interfering mutant
ts mutant
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