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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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The research showed that increasing levels of MFN1 to counterbalance mutated MFN2 reduced symptoms of CMT type 2A and neurodegeneration in laboratory mice.
For their current study, they mutated proteins in cancer cell lines, in order to simulate protein changes that occur in patients with drug resistance.
Concurrently, TG02 is targeting all relevant RAS exon 2 oncogenic point mutations, which are found in the vast majority of all RAS mutated cancers.
Methods: Binding capacity of mutated TP53 in MDA-MB-468 breast cancer cell line to BRCA1 and RAD51 proteins in comparison to WT TP53 in MCF7 cell line was studied by Immunoprecipitation.
Scientists became concerned in October 2013 that the mutated fungus was seen on black currant plants that were said to be immune in New Hampshire.
Patients who had a mutated version of the gene demonstrated increased appetites during childhood, lower heart rates and basal metabolic rates, and strong insulin resistance.
Once they are mutated, the cohesin functions would be compromised, leading cells to become cancerous, the researchers said.
A study at the University of Texas, using human cells, provides a focus for further research into halting that action of the mutated protein.
In Huntington's disease, a mutated protein in the body becomes toxic to brain cells.
It has not mutated and thus far has claimed few lives when compared with the normal seasonal influenza, even in Southern Hemisphere countries like Australia where winter is drawing to a close along with the typical flu season.
Summary: The World Health Organization head said the H1N1 virus has not mutated into...
If that is the case then why hasn't the ordinary influenza mutated into some horrible disease?