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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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For mutator thread, it will not be interrupted by the collector during the scanning process.
Failure of the CAS operation indicates that the header has been installed by other collector or mutator thread.
The compaction process allows defragmenting of the heap concurrently with the run of mutator thread.
Concurrent compactor allows the mutator thread to modify the object that is being moved by the collector thread.
The notation illustrates that recursive freeing can cause unbounded mutator delays.
Deferred reclamation provides a smoother collection policy, one not so vulnerable to unbounded mutator delays.
This will happen if the mutator can generate cycles.
In some schemes compaction is controlled by the mutator. The allocator in BrouHaHa Smalltalk [Miranda 1987] checks whether the total size of free cells is insufficient, and if so, invokes a compactor.
DNA repair genes have been previously shown to be associated with mutator phenotypes in other microorganisms.
tuberculosis in genes that might result in a mutator phenotype and therefore a plausibly better adaptation of the bacilli to a hostile environment (34).
The W-Beijing phylogenetic lineage probably acquired the mutation on codon 48 of the mutT4 only once and before other mutations associated with the mutator genes we describe.
One strain carries the mutation 37 in ogt but no mutation in mutT4, a reversion that might have occurred after a transient mutator phenotype.