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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

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

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.
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The number of possible mutants is proportional to the product of the number of variables with the count of number of times they are referred either in a definition or in use [27, 38].
Out of 11 mutants, 10 showed an increase in the percentage of palmatic acid, stearic acid, linoleic acid and lenolenic acid at the same time.
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A proportion of BRAF mutant lesions will methylate a DNA mismatch repair gene, MLH1, which leads to the onset of microsatellite instability (MSI) [3].
The WT and mutant models were visualized using Foldx plugin in YASARA.
3D structures of mutants of receptor binding loops (loop1 and loop 2) of Domain II of Cry2Ac11 were also predicted using Phyre2 software.
This time around, we're introduced to the most powerful mutant that ever lived, Apocalypse, who ruled for many years and even generations by expediently transferring his powers and soul to serially young bodies.
The synthesized and purified Trp120BFLAF mutant streptavidin showed fluorescence certainly as we expected.
When a mutant appears in this population, its fixation probability is the probability that this mutant takes over the whole population.
In order to elucidate which residues of Rfa2-PD impart the sensitivity shown by these mutants, we further tested single and multi mutants.
4 X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE (2009) THE first of three Wolverine movie spin-offs beginning with look back at the long-lived mutant with regenerative powers.