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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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A critical functional missense mutation (H173R) in the bovine PROP1 gene significantly affects growth traits in cattle.
A Human MSX1 Homeodomain Missense Mutation Causes Evidence Tooth Agenesis.
Molecular characterization of a novel PAX9 missense mutation causing posterior tooth agenesis.
Jeffrey Friedman's group had published the landmark report in December 1994 that described the cloning of the Lep [3] (leptin; also known as ob) gene and the missense mutation that caused obesity in ob/ob mice (1).
The original Lujan syndrome family has a novel missense mutation (p.
A missense mutation occurs at a single point in the genome, and swaps one amino acid for another in a protein.
AMSTERDAM -- The presence of a missense mutation in the protein tyrosine phosphatase N22 gene, in combination with antibodies against cyclic citrullinated peptide, constitutes a powerful predictor that an asymptomatic individual will develop rheumatoid arthritis within the next several years, Dr.
The three siblings with goiter and latent-to-mild hypothyroidism had a compound heterozygous mutation for a missense mutation (G1687T) and a deletion in exon 10 (1808-13del), resulting in a produced protein with two deleted amino acids [DELTA]D574-L4575.
Dietz HC, Cutting GR, Pyeritz RE, et al: Marfan syndrome caused by a recurrent de novo missense mutation in the fibrillin gene.
Missense mutation could significantly affect protein activity but not mRNA expression levels (Chen et al.