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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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Scientists have uncovered around 50 mutational 'fingerprints' and the causes of half of them.
Nonetheless, the mutational burden of DM tumors may make them good candidates for immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy.
Researchers hope that the test can be used to predict what immunotherapies a patient will respond to as it is able to determine tumour mutational burden, or TMB.
Impact of mutational testing on the diagnosis and management of patients with cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules: a prospective analysis of 1056 FNA samples.
4,5) In our previous study, no association was detected between overall survival and mutational status and allele burden of JAK2V617F in ET and PMF.
Methods: Taking advantage of a population of 406 untreated Chinese patients with CLL at early and advanced stage of disease, we identified the strongest prognostic markers of TTFT and, subsequently, in a cohort of 173 patients who had complete data for all 3 variables, we integrated the data of traditional staging system, cytogenetic aberrations, and mutational status of immunoglobulin heavy chain variable region (IGHV) in CLL-PI.
The genetic information afforded by the human genome project is providing the toolkit for studying these mutational processes.
The researchers aren't sure why these tissues, which are also directly exposed to smoke, don't have as heavy a mutational load.
As part of the study, the researchers used a pattern-recognition software to analyze mutational "signatures" in genome sequences of smoking-related cancers and compared them to cancer cells of nonsmokers.
Combined with the European mutational corporation's own SmartStruxture Lite suite, Schneider Electric is striving to expand the capabilities of its range of building automation systems.
In addition, the trend did not appear to be explained by an influx to the institutions of patients with mutations seeking targeted therapies on clinical trials, as the trend persisted after adjustment for race/ ethnicity, which was used as a surrogate for mutational status.