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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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South African amaXhosa patients with atopic dermatitis have decreased levels of filaggrin breakdown products but no loss-of-function mutations in filaggrin.
Loss-of-function mutations in the gene encoding filaggrin cause ichthyosis vulgaris.
Three loss-of-function alleles (G946A, A1513C, and T1729A) have been characterized in recombinant expression systems, and similar methods have recently been used to characterize a gain-of-function allele (C489T) (20-23).
2003) presented the results of an investigation of more than 16,000 genes for loss-of-function phenotypes in C.
Key clinical point: Infants living in areas with a high calcium carbonate concentration in the water supply are at Increased risk for eczema, especially if they carry a filaggrin loss-of-function gene mutation.
A point mutation at R345T which appears to result in loss-of-function when re-expressed in the mouse was found in 5925 healthy individuals with a heterozygous frequency of approximately 0.
8% per year in non-carriers of CYP2C19 loss-of-function genotype.
We wanted to uncover general principles that could be applied to a variety of loss-of-function protein misfolding diseases.