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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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Discussion and Conclusions: These results show that a significant degree of novel genetic variation remains to be discovered among minority populations and further analysis of these additional variants will improve our ability to identify which variants are directly influencing the pathophysiology of pre-eclampsia as opposed to simply being associated through linkage disequilibrium.
The completion of the SCOUT Reconnaissance variant CDR is a significant marker in the SCOUT SV programme, with the first SCOUT Reconnaissance pre-production prototype to be completed later this year.
Both the CPU variants are going to feature the same hardware specifications as mentioned above.
DNA sequence variants can largely be grouped into 2 categories: truncating variants and nontruncating variants.
Hemoglobin variants elute from the column and are detected at 415 nm, then at 690 nm to correct the baseline.
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.
Despite their limited spread, the newly discovered rare variants could profoundly affect susceptibility to disease or how well drugs work.
The ability to rapidly and reliably identify causal variants and relevant pathways from NGS studies is imperative for realizing the full value of NGS platforms.
Five variants met the definition of a dialect: Applegate, Days, Humbug, Agness, and Winchuck.
A large collaborative study has added to the growing list of genetic variants that determine how tall a person will be.
The design variants with best results were used for manufacturing actual girders to be tested in three-point bending.
New evidence indicates the melanoma risk associated with melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) high-risk variants is strongest in individuals who would be classified as lower risk by the classic phenotypic criteria such as darker hair, skin, and eye color and absence of freckles, Peter A.