hypermutability

hypermutability

(ˌhaɪpəˈmjuːtəbɪlɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Medicine) med a rapid occurrence of mutation
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Fluoroquinolone resistance in Haemophilus influenzae is associated with hypermutability.
Also, additional factors such as hypermutability must be accounted for when estimating population sizes from discordant gene/species trees.
Hypermutability of CpG dinucleotides in the propeptide sequence of the human albumin gene.
1986), immune systems (Klein 1990), sexual selection (Hamilton and Zuk 1982), sexual recombination (Jaenike 1978; Hamilton 1980) and hypermutability (Moxon et al.
In mycobacteria, hypermutability was demonstrated in vitro for M.
The tetranucleotide repeat polymorphis D21S1245 demonstrates hypermutability in germline and somatic cells.