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Synonyms for deletion

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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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.
2 deletion syndrome has the potential to affect almost every system in the body and can cause a wide range of health problems.
Our hypothesis is that S&P 500 index addition or deletion affects the cash policy of firms.
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.
The team examined 923 samples of breast cancer from women from across the world and found more than 140 people with either one or two copies of the deletion on each chromosome.
If the deleted exon did not amplify, this confirmed the deletion.
After validating the qPCR assay with a panel of 24 control samples, we tested the performance of the qPCR assay by using a set of 14 DNA samples previously characterized and bearing a constitutional deletion of the NF1 gene: 5 Type-1 deletions, 6 Type-2 deletions, and 3 atypical deletions.
Homozygous deletion was defined if both 9p21 signals were lost in at least 20% of nuclei.
In some cases the size is known, but in other individuals the deletion size has not been fully characterized.
Deletions of 1, 2, 3, or all 4 of the alpha genes may occur, and the severity of disease is directly proportional to the number of affected alpha genes.
These variations in deletion frequencies may be due to geographic and ethnic origins of the studied population and differences in the study design including the composition of the study population and sample size.
For example, a single deletion was present at 122 nt in Em2007, double deletions at 122 nt and 15,278 nt in HB-1(sh)/2002 and SHB, and triple deletions at 122 nt, 15,278 nt, and 482 aa in GD3-2005 (this sequence was not submitted to GenBank until now).
That deletion, on chromosome 16, apparently causes trouble because it removes a gene that the brain needs to respond to the appetite-controlling hormone leptin, said Dr.
The invention also relates to V3-loop deletion mammalian immunodeficiency virus mutants that have compensatory mutations, deletions of the V1/V2 loops, or both.
The same region showed duplication rather than deletion in another three independent families with seven autistic children.