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the process or result of making or becoming different

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

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

a change or alteration in form or qualities

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Among the gene alterations, C/EBPa is unique because two distinct C/EBP[alpha] mutations seem to play either class I or class II-like roles in inducing leukemia.
Many gene alteration carriers of reproductive age, like Judith, are tied to a deceased parent through the shared social and relational impact of similarly altered DNA.
The p53 GeneChip has been compared with direct sequencing for identifying p53 gene alterations in DNA extracted from frozen tissue of 108 ovarian cancers.
It is accepted that gene alterations could change the identity of a person or even the identity of the human race.
The product is reportedly the first and only FDA-approved treatment for patients with the ROS-1 gene alteration.
In addition, the TP53 gene alteration, which is a poor prognostic factor, is found in 53% of patients who underwent cystectomy [31].
The researchers identified and discussed several potential underlying causes of the association between maternal age and risk for autism such as increased occurrence of gene alteration during the aging process and the effects of exposure to environmental toxins over time.
The two- year-old has the condition tuberous sclerosis complex and has three tuber-shaped lesions on her brain caused by a gene alteration.
Hybrid carcinomas of the salivary glands: Report of nine cases with a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and p53 gene alteration analysis.
Food and Drug Administration today approved Xalkori (crizotinib) to treat people with advanced (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have an ROS-1 gene alteration.
A large majority of pediatric gliomas harbor at least one clinically relevant cancer gene alteration, and the detection of these can lead to better treatment decisions and outcomes.
Molecular analysis of this gene alteration may find application as a modifying role in staging.
Nasdaq: NPRO), a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in two distinct research and marketing areas: the development and in-licensing of novel pharmaceutical products, primarily in the areas of cancer; and the development of novel genomic technologies primarily in the area of gene alteration, will present at the RedChip Partners(TM)Investor Conference in New York on Thursday, Sept.
K-ras gene alteration is probably not an important factor in the oncogenesis of human salivary gland tumors.
NaPro recently initiated a company-wide restructuring designed to reduce overall operating expenses, further improve the cost structure of its paclitaxel production, and focus its development activities in both pharmaceuticals and its gene alteration technology.