gene mutation

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Noun1.gene mutation - (genetics) a mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
chromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation - (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
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Objective: To determine the frequency of prothrombin gene mutation in venous thromboembolism in our population.
It is the first time any drug has been approved to treat certain patients with metastatic breast cancer who have a BRCA gene mutation.
Following the revelation, referrals for the gene mutation tests more than doubled in the UK, which doctors described as the "Angelina effect".
This study has revealed that the NOD2/CARD15 gene mutation frequency is low among the Turkish patients with gouty arthritis.
476: In Vitro Mammalian Cell Gene Mutation Tests using the Hprt and xprt genes
Women with BRCA1 gene mutation at higher risk of deadly uterine cancer.
Even women who have the same BRCA1 gene mutation as Angelina Jolie have distinctive whole cancer genome profiles.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of intraductal ultrasonography (IDUS), endoscopic brush cytology and K-ras, P53 gene mutation in the early diagnosis of malignant biliary stricture.
Women who carry either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation have a 70 percent chance of developing breast cancer, and, if they do develop breast cancer, there is a greater likelihood they will develop ovarian cancer and/or a second breast cancer.
The objective was to detect the expression of Von Hippel Lindau gene mutation in different morphological variants of renal cell carcinoma in radical nephrectomy specimens using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique.
Women who have the inherited gene mutation which causes 10 per cent of breast cancers also have a "switch" in their blood which turns off cancerfighting cells.