Mutation

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MUTATION, French law. This term is synonymous with change, and is particularly applied to designate the change which takes place in the property of a thing in its transmission from one person to another; permutation therefore happens when, the owner of the thing sells, exchanges or gives it. It is nearly synonymous with transfer. (q.v.) Merl. Repert. h.t.

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450](CYP)2E1 Alcohol elimination rate unchanged and no effect of the null mutation on alcohol- induced liver injury Dopamine (DA) [D.
Finally, preclinical mouse models using either mice with a null mutation for TRPV4 or wild-type mice treated with a TRPV4 antagonist demonstrated increased thermogenesis in brown/beige fat tissues and protection from diet-induced obesity, inflammation and insulin resistance.
A similar pattern of vascular calcification was observed in FH heterozygotes (due to a null mutation of the LDLR), but was delayed by approximately 20 years in heterozygotes compared with homozygotes (6).
To evaluate the association between PCBs and GSTM1 null mutation and their impact on the risk of endometriosis, the present study was undertaken to assertion whether women with endometriosis having higher concentrations of PCBs were more prone to carry GSTM1 null mutation compared to those free from the disease.
RNAi uses short dRNA oligo-nucleotides to regions of expressed portions of genes to phenocopy a null mutation.