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var·i·ant

(var'ē-ănt),
1. That which, or one who, is variable.
2. Having the tendency to alter or change, exhibit variety or diversity, not conform with, or differ from the type.

variant

/var·i·ant/ (var´e-ant)
1. something that differs in some characteristic from the class to which it belongs.
2. exhibiting such variation.

variant

[ver′ē·ənt]
Etymology: L, variare, to diversify
an individual or subpopulation that differs from other individuals or subpopulations of its species.

var·i·ant

(var'ē-ănt)
1. That which, or one who, is variable.
2. Having the tendency to alter or change, exhibit variety or diversity, not conform, or differ from the usual type.

variant

a particular form of a species or variety that has not been given a special name.

variant

an organism or tissue that is different from the majority of the population but is still sufficiently similar to the common mode to be considered to be one of them, e.g. a variant strain of classical swine fever (hog cholera) virus.
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The data and survival analysis provide support for the hypothesis that the genetic makeup of extreme longevity is based on a combination of common and rare variants, with common variants that create the background to survive to relatively common old ages (e.
On July 6, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft guidance document, Use of Public Human Genetic Variant Databases to Support Clinical Validity for Next Generation Sequencing Based In Vitro Diagnostics, which encourages the deposition of variant information in such databases, reducing regulatory burden on test developers, and spur advancements in the interpretation and implementation of precision medicine.
All variants emerging from Sanger and targeted NGS pipelines are automatically queried against our internal variant database to determine the need for classification/reclassification.
The scientists found three genetic variants associated with "subjective wellbeing" - how happy or satisfied a person reports feeling about his or her life - based on an analysis of roughly 300,000 people.
Clinical geneticists are well aware of this, but the growing demand for genetic testing and the increasing number of variants turned up by these tests are doubly burdensome for analysis teams.
Besides driver airbag, the left outside rear view mirror is also available across all variants of Alto.
Sequencing was performed using an Illumina TruSeq Custom Amplicon project (amplicon size 250bp) on a MiSeq Personal sequencer with the MiSeq Control and Reporter softwares generating base calls, assembly and alignment of reads to the human reference genome (hg19), and variant calls, 91% (61 of 67) of which had a quality score of >/=Q30.
The former is Exynos variant and the latter is Snapdragon variant
The S variant has been the most popular variant in the Amaze range and with the addition of SX variant, we are confident that this new variant will appeal and bring delight to the customers seeking safety features at the volume range," said Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice-President at Honda India, in an Economic Times report.
Diabetic women with the risk variant had a nearly two-fold increased risk of developing kidney failure compared with diabetic women who did not have the risk variant.