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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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Outcome variable was frequency of prothrombin gene mutation which was assessed by PCR of genomic DNA.
The fast-tracked approval of Lynparza was based on a trial of 302 women with metastatic breast cancer and a BRCA gene mutation.
This study aimed to investigate NOD2/CARD15 gene mutations in patients with gouty arthritis and to determine any possible correlation between the NOD2/CARD15 gene mutations and susceptibility to the disease, severity, and symptoms of the disease.
This newly defined risk, the first to show a conclusive link between the BRCA1 gene mutation and a small but significant chance of developing an aggressive uterine cancer, could become a consideration in weighing treatment options.
SCIENTISTS have moved "a step closer" to personalised treatment for breast cancer after discovering the tumours are caused by unique gene mutations.
During the period from February 2012 to February 2013, 84 cases with suspected malignant stricture of bile duct were diagnosed satisfactorily through intraductal ultrasonography (IDUS), endoscopic brush cytology and K-ras, P53 gene mutation detection, and results are reported as follows now.
The patient unfortunately lost follow up but provided us an important information that inherited VHL gene mutation is an existing factor in our population.
That switch was also found in women without the gene mutation, letting scientists predict breast cancer risk years before diagnosis.
Talking to the LGBT newspaper in Washington, the 52-year-old singer said that she, too, has the same gene mutation but she would never take the decision for herself, People Magazine reported.
The aim of this study was to find out the frequency of Kras gene mutation in endometrioid carcinoma in Pakistani population.