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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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SpyCatcher 2006 and SpyCatcher Express shield PCs from next-generation, mutating spyware, actively detecting known and unknown spyware, and enable even novice users to remove the most aggressive spyware safely.
Many vendors take a signature- or heuristic-based approach to spyware, but these methods are fundamentally unable to deal with mutating spyware," said Irfan Salim, the new chief executive officer at Tenebril.
The Virus is a sci-fi concept revolving around a rapid mutating synthetic virus whose only cure is from the blood serum of infants less than 365 days old.
For this reason, the bacteria cannot become resistant by mutating this gene because any change will result in its death," adds Dr.
Based on a continuation of the original story from James Cameron's sci-fi classic, "The Abyss," the game takes place six years later, when a mysterious mutating disease strikes the crew of the submerged vessel, Deepcore, and the Non-Terrestrial Intelligence residing in the Cayman Trench.
Lexicon's automated processing of gene trapping, our method for mutating and identifying genes in mouse embryonic stem cells, has already allowed us to generate a library of mutations representing approximately two percent of the genome," said Dr.
In contrast, by deliberately mutating the gene encoding the protease at a pre-selected point, Craik disabled a different part of the enzyme, the site directly involved in cleaving proteins.