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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

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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"I attempted to raise a point of clarification in response to the similarities of the initial paper and the SNP amendment.
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Success would depend on the SNP's ability to present more compelling arguments for independence this time around, Sturgeon said — a nod to the fact that some SNP insiders have criticised the last breakaway drive for being too dependent on the value of North Sea oil.
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.
Mr Miliband accused Conservative leader David Cameron of "demeaning himself and his office" by talking up the SNP's prospects in the hope that it would cost Labour votes north of the border and allow him to "crawl back" into No 10.
It has been reported that sections of the SNP manifesto promising to support the North of England were added in an attempt to convince Labour MPs in the north to work with SNP MPs after the election.
The SNP leader has ruled out supporting a Tory government and said it was "unlikely" the SNP would enter a formal coalition with Labour in the event of a hung Parliament, but indicated her MPs could work with Mr Miliband's party on an "issue-by-issue basis".
Thus, either in the case of an SNP with direct mechanistic impact on a gene or one in close linkage to a mutation which has spread in a population, analysis of the form of an SNP present in an individual can provide clinically relevant information on the directly impacted or linked gene.
(5) Polymorphism in the rpoT gene and SNP type of isolates were determined by the same method as previously described.
SNP leader Alex Salmond hit back at former Prime Minister Tony Blair yesterday as the cash-for-honours row rumbled on.