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deleterious

 [del″ĕ-tēr´e-us]
injurious; harmful.

del·e·te·ri·ous

(del'ĕ-tēr'ē-ŭs),
Injurious; noxious; harmful.
[G. dēlētērios, fr. dēleomai, to injure]

deleterious

/del·e·te·ri·ous/ (del″ĕ-tēr´e-us) injurious; harmful.

deleterious

[del′itir′ē·əs]
Etymology: Gk, deleterios, destroyer
harmful or dangerous.

del·e·te·ri·ous

(del'ĕ-tēr'ē-ŭs)
Injurious; noxious; harmful.
[G. dēlētērios, fr. dēleomai, to injure]

deleterious

injurious; harmful.
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In his model, only functional portions of the genome can be damaged by deleterious mutations; mutations in nonfunctional portions are neutral since functionless parts can be neither damaged nor improved.
PARP inhibitors represent a novel targeted therapy for ovarian cancer, particularly those with deleterious germline or somatic BRCA mutations.
Exposure of preexisting, deleterious alleles is, incidentally, a major cause of cancer, he adds.
These deleterious impacts have increased public awareness and demand for intervention to reduce or eliminate bloom impacts on coastal resources, local economies, and threats to public health.
The practice often has a deleterious effect in developing countries, overpowering local producers or discouraging expanded agricultural development.
That's only going to happen if we can continue to recruit excellent faculty and staff, and the high cost of housing in this area is now having a deleterious effect.
The extracts may also be administered to non-diabetics without deleterious effect.
How is it possible to distinguish between sequence variations that are deleterious for the stability or for the function of the protein, leading to a disorder, and neutral variations that do not modify the phenotype?
As our knowledge advances, we have a progressively lower tolerance for deleterious materials in our food and water, particularly with respect to their impact on children.
According to these results, autocausticizing should have no deleterious effects on the properties of pulps derived from maple, spruce, and birch.