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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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Chromosomal gains and losses in primary cutaneous melanomas detected by comparative genomic hybridization.
However, large chromosomal gains and losses are the major biomarkers and perhaps underlying cause responsible for the malignant transformation in cervical cancer and in solid tumors as a whole.
We will investigate whether failed neuritogenesis is oncogenic; (2) Contrary to the paradigm that cancer is caused by gene mutations, our data suggest that human tumours equally much result from chromosomal gains and losses.