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mutate

(myo͞o′tāt, myo͞o-tāt′)
intr. & tr.v. mu·tated, mu·tating, mu·tates
To undergo or cause to undergo mutation.

mu′ta′tive (-tā′tĭv, -tə-tĭv) adj.
mu′ta′tor n.

mutate

verb To alter DNA; to undergo genomic change.
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In other words, two mutated copies of the gene (even when the mutations are different) cause the profound disease.
In a Mendelian fashion, the number of carriers of heterozygous mutated gene causing CH would be higher than the number of the reported CH cases.
But he added that if a mutated strain did eventually come about it would be likely to spread across the world very quickly.
DNA derived from 50 [micro]L of serum was used to assay for k-ras DNA, mutated in codon 12, by the modified restriction endonuclease-enriched PCR (RE-PCR) assay (7).
As with the melded and mutated external geometry, internal spaces wrap and warp around each other with elegant fluidity.
A test for the mutated protein now replaces an earlier, more traumatic procedure, the brain biopsy.
While Erbitux([R]) doesn't kill cancer cells that have mutated KRAS, it can bind to the tumor cells and activate the binding of another protein in the immune system called complement to the tumor cell.
Washington, May 23 ( ANI ): Scientists have discovered a gene that when mutated leads to hunger at unwanted hours, interrupts sleep and causes overeating.
AstraZeneca Plc has announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved its Marketing Authorisation Application (M) for olaparib, an investigational poly ADP-ribose polymerase or PARP inhibitor, for the maintenance treatment of patients suffering from BRCA mutated platinum-sensitive relapsed serous ovarian cancer.
Pasadena, CA) has patented methods for chemically transforming compounds using a mutated enzyme, and more particularly a method for the production of an amino acid from a target 2-ketoacid, the production of an amine from a target ketone and the production of an alcohol from a target ketone.
In a pathogen, he says, such a site can't be mutated without the microbe losing virulence.
Next, the team worked with mutated mice that were unable to transport ATP into cells.