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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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In present study, no significant relation between FMF gene mutation and gender was detected; these results were in agreement with the data of George [19], and Mijatovic et al.
And what would happen to the biotech industry that has bet so heavily on cancer diagnostics and therapeutics based entirely on the gene mutation theory?
It gives physicians the ability to select the mutations for which they want to test, allowing them to choose to test a patient for the ACMG/ACOG-recommended gene mutations or the entire panel of 60 CFTR gene mutations.
A person who has FMEN1 or who has a positive MEN1 gene mutation may have a hard time deciding whether to have a child.
The xTAG Cystic Fibrosis 39 Kit v2 screens for the 23 CFTR gene mutations and four variants (polymorphisms) recommended by the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and 16 additional CFTR gene mutations from human blood specimens in a few hours.
An international team, led by researchers at the University of California, found that misfolding of a protein called neuroligin-3, due to gene mutations, results in trafficking deficiencies that may lead to abnormal communications between neurons.
In 2000, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended offering BRCA testing to people who have multiple family members with breast or ovarian cancer and have been found to have the gene mutation.
However, the task force did recommend that women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer undergo genetic screening for gene mutations if they are at increased risk.
The geographic distribution of CFTR gene mutations differs significantly among the European populations," said Prof.
The authors show in their current study that the onset of aggressive and acute leukemia is fueled by a spiraling cascade of multiple gene mutations and what are called chromosomal translocations - essentially incorrect alignments of DNA and genetic information during cell replication.
LOS ANGELES -- Genetic test results in 326 pregnancies suggest a role for selective screening by race for gene mutations linked with thrombophilias, Dr.
2 times more likely to carry the BRCA2 gene mutation than were men in the control group.