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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Single mis-sense mutations, on either chromosome 1, 2, 8 or 14, which prevent transcription of key enzymes in the cone transduction pathway, have been identified in different families.
Familial Alzheimer's disease: a pedigree with a mis-sense mutation in the amyloid precursor protein gene (amyloid precursor protein 717 valine[right arrow]glycine).
These mutations are scattered throughout the kinase domain in a pattern similar to that described in gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), except that mis-sense mutations are predominant and deletions and insertion/duplications are rare.