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polymorphism

 [pol″e-mor´fizm]
the ability to exist in several different forms.
balanced polymorphism an equilibrium mixture of homozygotes and heterozygotes maintained by natural selection against both homozygotes.
genetic polymorphism the occurrence together in the same population of two or more genetically determined phenotypes in such proportions that the rarest of them cannot be maintained merely by recurrent mutation.
single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) a genetic polymorphism between two genomes that is based on deletion, insertion, or exchange of a single nucleotide.

SNP

(snip),

SNP

(snĭp)
n.
A single site in any DNA sequence for which the identity of the nucleotide differs among individuals, often associated with a physiological variation, such as response to a drug, and used as a genetic marker.

SNP

1 abbreviation for sodium nitroprusside.
2 abbreviation for single nucleotide polymorphism.

SNP

Abbreviation for:
School Nurse Practitioner
Scottish Nationalist Party 
single nucleotide polymorphism  
sinonasal polyposis
sinus node potential
sodium nitroprusside
special needs plan
synaptophysin

SNP

(snip)
Acronym for single nucleotide polymorphisms.

SNP

abbrev. SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISM.
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Higher education has suffered deep cuts and privatisation, while the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies calculated the SNP would impose austerity beyond that proposed by a Labour Party the Nats denounce.
Giving a speech in Elderslie, in Alexander's Paisley and Renfrewshire South constituency, Brown said: "If you don't vote Labour and we wake up on May 8 with a host of SNP MPs and Conservative government, we will secure none of the real change we need and instead get five more years of Tory austerity, food bank poverty, bedroom tax poverty, zero-hours contract poverty.
Earlier in the week, the SNP launched their manifesto with an attempt to convince English voters that they had nothing to fear from the prospect of the SNP having influence over a future Labour-led government.
With Labour and the Tories neck and neck, it is possible that the SNP could hold the balance of power.
SNP leads in Labour-held seats ranged from three points (Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill; Glasgow South West) to 34 points (Dundee West).
If the probe is a perfect match to its hybridizing sequence over the SNP, it will have a higher melting temperature (Tm) by as much as 1[degrees]C to 3[degrees]C over amplicon, which mismatches the probe at the SNP location.
It follows last week's election result which gave the SNP 47 seats to Labour's 46.
An initial set of 600,000 SNPs is being developed, but even this set is under expansion because of the wide variation in LD or SNP association known to exist across the human genome.
However, surveys published by Mori on April 8 and the Daily Record on March 31 give the SNP respective scores of 15 and 17 per cent.
As a manufacturer of DNA sequencers, Beckman Coulter's instruments have been used for SNP detection and analysis.
We believe that this reflects our unique ability to provide rapid, accurate, cost effective SNP genotyping products and services on a variety of platforms and at an unprecedented scale, as well as the expertise gained from our work with The SNP Consortium and other top genomics researchers.
Nine high-volume customers have been using the SNP Array 5.