mutation

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Synonyms for mutation

Synonyms for mutation

the process or result of making or becoming different

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for mutation

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

a change or alteration in form or qualities

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In the report cited above, we described the discovery of a second prothrombotic gain-of-function mutation [the G20210A substitution in the F2 gene, coagulation factor II (thrombin)].
Gain-of-function mutations of c-kit in human gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
We showed that patients with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL), an aggressive hematological cancer, can display IL7R gain-of-function mutations leading to downstream signaling activation and cell transformation.
Germline Gain-of-Function Mutations in AFF4 Cause a Novel Syndrome and Functionally Link the Super Elongation Complex and Cohesin," Nature Genetics, published online March 2, 2015.
glucocorticoid, mineralocorticoid, or androgen resistance) although gain-of-function mutations do occur (e.