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the act of erasing or the condition of being erased

Synonyms for deletion

any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases

(genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome

the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

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the act of deleting something written or printed

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While the researchers make a compelling case that duplications and deletions play an important role in evolution, the team has provided little evidence that copy number variants really determine trait differences between groups, says Edward Hollox, a human geneticist at the University of Leicester in England.
Right now Johnny & Tracee are working hard in Orlando, Fl, where Tracee has led the efforts for the annual 1p36 Deletion Support & Awareness conference that brings families with 1p36 children together to learn, grow and share with those that fully understand what daily life is like.
Our primary objective is to test the change in cash holdings after S&P 500 index additions and deletions.
A team of researchers led by Flora Tassone, PhD, has shown for the first time that a method for quantifying DNA known as droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) can reliably and cost-effectively diagnose 22q11 deletion syndrome.
A team of researchers led by Flora Tassone, PhD, of the University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, has now shown for the first time that a method for quantifying DNA known as droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) can reliably and cost-effectively diagnose 22q11 deletion syndrome.
Using MLPA, the diagnosis of DMD/BMD-causing mutations has become more comprehensive as probes have been designed to detect deletions and duplications of all 79 exons of the dystrophin gene.
Quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) has been used to confirm intragenic constitutional deletions in NF1 (26); however, qPCR has not been used routinely to detect constitutional NF1 microdeletions.
There is an increasing interest in diagnostic applications of the 9p21 deletion within a cluster of genes that includes cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2A (CDKN2A), cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2B (CDKN2B), and methylthioadenosine phosphorylase (MTAP).
We tested the Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) assay (9) to ascertain if this would be a good method for the detection of partial AZF deletions.
According to the report, on February 24 2010, the company asked for the deletion of personal folders under the name "Gabriel/uploaded".
A series of 13 STS markers on Yq11 were used for the detection of submicroscopic deletions according to the European Academy of Andrology (EAA), the European Molecular Genetics Quality Network (EMQN), and previous protocols (7,13,14).
Four conserved deletions were shown among all HP-PRRSVs, including an adenosine deletion at position 122 in the 5'-untranslated region, a guanosine deletion at position 15,278 in the 3'untranslated region, and 2 discontinuous deletions in the NSP-2, including a single amino acid deletion at position 482 ([L.
They looked for deletions or extra copies of DNA segments.
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) has patented replication competent variants of mammalian immunodeficiency virus comprising mutations and/or deletions of the V3 hypervariable loop and compensatory mutations, as well as methods for producing such variants.
The investigators conducted a genome-wide analysis of a sample of families in the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange to identify any recurrent deletions or duplications that conferred risk of autism in multiple families.