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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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Chromosomal gains and losses in primary cutaneous melanomas detected by comparative genomic hybridization.
The MaterniT GENOME test adds genome-wide identification of chromosomal gains or losses greater than 7 megabases (Mb) in size to Sequenom Laboratories' growing NIPT testing portfolio.
We will investigate whether failed neuritogenesis is oncogenic; (2) Contrary to the paradigm that cancer is caused by gene mutations, our data suggest that human tumours equally much result from chromosomal gains and losses.
The results of the study show that the most frequent chromosomal aberrations (>5 Mb) observed in HCC were chromosomal gains of 1q (80%), 8q (60%), 7q (40%), 5p (33%), 7p (33%), Xq (33%), 5q (27%), and Xp (20%), as well as chromosome losses of 17p (40%), 4q21.
Chromosomal aberrations giving rise to neoplastic change predominantly comprise of chromosomal translocations, whole chromosomal gains (particularly trisomies) and aneuploidy.