genetic mutation

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All had BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations, had undergone removal of their ovaries and fallopian tubes, and were followed for a median 5.
The results show that it is possible to identify genetic mutations, present in populations of different backgrounds in Israel, that alter the genetic material's ability to correct its own errors, thus significantly increasing the affected person's chances to suffer from colon or uterine cancer.
Mice with the genetic mutation gained more weight, and we found similar mutations in a cohort of obese humans," he said.
Researchers identified 12 genetic mutations that show up in uterine or ovarian tumors.
Additional larger studies are needed to confirm these findings and to explore the relationship between the genetic mutation and depression, the researchers said.
He eventually learned that he has a genetic mutation called Delta 32--a "defective" genotype that prevents his being infected by HIV-1, the most common strain of HIV.
A study of a small group of centenarians and their aging children suggests that some fortunate families have a genetic mutation that keeps their HDLs high despite inactivity, poor diet, or smoking.
GCD typically develops slowly, but people with this genetic mutation are at a very high risk of accelerated opacity formations if they have vision-correction surgery, including LASIK, LASEK or PRK.
ISLAMABAD -- The first genetic mutation ever associated with a mysterious and potentially devastating form of heart disease that affects women in the final weeks of pregnancy or the first few months after delivery have been identified by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Centre Heart Institute.
Geneticists at an Israeli hospital said they have found a unique Jewish genetic mutation among an American Indian tribe, indicating that they are descendants of Jews expelled from Spain 600 years ago, Ha'aretz reported on Wednesday.
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): The Transylvanian naked neck chicken - once dubbed a Churkey or a Turken because of its hybrid appearance - owes its distinctive look to a complex genetic mutation, according to scientists.
The study also addresses a controversy in evolutionary genetics regarding the pace of genetic mutation.
Born with a genetic mutation that allows them to interface directly with computers, the Hex are banned by law and hunted like animals by the government.
Just a few months ago, researchers discovered a genetic mutation that doubles one's risk of getting colon cancer, and a few years ago scientists uncovered BRCA1 and BRCA2--two genes that indicate an increased possibility for breast cancer.