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subtype

1. A gene that has a small mutation in its nucleotide sequence.
2. An organism that carries or expresses an allele with a minor variation that distinguishes it from other members of the species.
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20] Second, conventional risk factors play an important role in IS subtype distribution, which is influenced by lifestyle and economic status.
GeneCentric's proprietary core technology, CSP, identifies biologic subtypes of cancer through an integrated analysis of tumor genomics.
The H9N2 subtype virus identified in Burkina Faso seems to have originated from Morocco, although we cannot rule out the possibility that H9N2 subtype viruses were circulating in unsampled locations (online Technical Appendix Figure 2, Video, https://wwwnc.
There is a movement afoot to replace the current subtype classification with a more broad and inclusive description of rosacea diagnostic features.
Objective: To compare the pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in different molecular subtypes of breast cancer.
In the Middle East in Jordan where the NS constituted 70% of all HL in a study, the maximum positivity was found in MC subtype (80.
The distribution of HCV subtype based on the mean of patient age.
This is based on common expression of MUC6 seen in IOPN and pancreatobiliary subtype, but not in gastric or intestinal subtypes.
EVERY 5-YEAR INCREASE in duration of oral contraceptive use was associated with about a 13% decrease in the risk of invasive ovarian cancers, and this protective effect persisted for all histologic subtypes except mucinous tumors, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
1, 3-5) HCV subtype 1b and 3a were the two commonest subtypes present either together or in combination with other subtypes which reinforces our previous observation about the most prevalent HCV types in KP.
Of the 70 patients with genotype 1, 66 showed infection with subtype 1b and 4 with subtype 1a according to the Abbott Real Time HCV Genotype II assay.