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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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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%), 4q21.21-q26 (33%), 8p (33%), 1p36.11-pter (20%), and 9p (20%).
Chromosomal aberrations giving rise to neoplastic change predominantly comprise of chromosomal translocations, whole chromosomal gains (particularly trisomies) and aneuploidy.1 All somatic cells can potentially exhibit recurrent chromosomal translocations.
Chromosomal gains in chromosomes 1, 4, 8, and 17 represent most alterations.
Chromosomal gains characteristic of malignant melanoma frequently involved segments of the following chromosomal arms: 6p (67%), 7q (48%), 7p (33%), 1q (15%), and 8q (15%).