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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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Variant lists were evaluated in regions of coverage greater than 100X, with variant allele fraction greater than 5%.
Joshua Deignan: For simple genetic tests (such as single-variant testing or single-gene Sanger sequencing), the new ACMG/AMP criteria are I definitely used as a guide for variant assessment, though the laboratory director signing out the case ultimately makes the final decision.
The interdisciplinary team - which included medical researchers and psychologists -- also studied whether the genetic variants that they had identified overlap with genetic variants associated with other diseases and disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
As the range of testing options soars, most clinical labs no longer have a geneticist with expertise in every test indication; under these conditions, variant interpretation may take even longer.
Both the CPU variants are going to feature the same hardware specifications as mentioned above.
Most of these tweaks are new to science, and a majority fall into a class called "rare variants," found in 0.
Three other functional variants also were observed in the Italian population, although those variants were not studied in the U.
The load bearing capacity of this variant was provided by a tube sized 20x2 mm.
Among individuals with moderate or heavy freckling, a high-risk MC1R variant didn't confer any additional increase in melanoma risk beyond that associated with a low-risk MC1R genotype, but in subjects with mild freckling, a high-risk MC1R variant was associated with a 2.
Faure thinks that the Romans introduced a disease to which people carrying the CCR5-Delta32 gene were particularly susceptible, and as the Romans moved north the disease killed off people with this variant.
Previous reports have linked several of these changes or "variants" with prostate cancer, but with each variant, the associations are only moderate.