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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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Descriptive comparisons were also made with the previously published data on the physical phenotypic characteristics in black South African patients with FA caused by a homozygous FANCG founder mutation.
As for BRCA2, the most frequent mutations besides the previously reported founder mutation 3034delACAA (8 patients), were C5972T (11 patients) and 6328C>T (3 patients), all of which could be considered founder mutations in Colombia (Tables 1 and 2).
No formal guidelines currently exist to assist genetic counsellors or their counsellees in determining whether founder mutation analysis is sufficient or whether additional testing should be pursued following a negative result for the founder mutations identified in this population group.
It might be possible that this mutation is also caused by the same founder mutation described previously, however, more studies are necessary to confirm this hypothesis.
659_660delTA mutation has been suggested as a common founder mutation between the Pakistani and the Guyanese families that are living in geographically distinct region.
GJB2 deafness gene shows a specific spectrum of mutations in Japan, including a frequent founder mutation.
Molecular analysis of autosomal dominant hereditary ataxias in the Indian population: high frequency of SCA2 and evidence for a common founder mutation.
One of a couple who emigrated from Hesse, Germany to the United States in the early 1700s established a founder mutation in the U.
Evidence for a founder mutation causing DFNA5 hearing loss in East Asians.