Deletion


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deletion

[di′lē·shən]
(genetics)
Loss of a chromosome segment of any size, down to a part of a single gene.

Deletion

 

the loss of a segment of a chromosome. It may result from the breaking of a chromosome or from unequal crossing-over. Deletions are subdivided into interstitial (loss of an internal segment) and terminal (loss of an end segment).

deletion

A change order that reduces the scope of work originally defined in the contract documents.
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The presence of a deletion event in a dNF sample was considered, however, because most of the deleted loci within the 2.
Our study confirmed that p16 deletion is a very common event in malignant mesotheliomas, particularly sarcomatoid type.
A frequent partial AZFc deletion does not render an increased risk of spermatogenic impairment in East Asians.
To test the reliability and reproducibility of the real-time PCR assay, calibration curves for the MTND1 (mtDNA total) and the mtDNA 4977 deletion were constructed.
Deletions in AZFc region are the most commonly reported deletions among AZF microdeletions and its complete deletion is one of the most frequent molecular genetics causes of severe male infertility.
Interstitial deletion of chromosome 7q in a patient with Williams syndrome and infantile spasms.
They found evidence that several rare deletions may promote obesity, including one kind they studied further and found in less than 1 percent of about 1,200 severely obese children.
In total, we have observed the identical deletion of nearly 600 kb [kilobase] in 13 subjects with autism or developmental or language delay (10 confirmed de novo mutations, 2 confirmed inherited mutations from parents with ADHD or mental retardation, and 1 mutation of unknown inheritance), with the reciprocal duplication of the same region documented in 11 additional subjects," said Dr.
The deletion of a site or portion of a site from the NPL does not preclude the EPA from taking future response actions at the site or portion of the site, if necessary.
Clinical severity of ring chromosome 13 syndrome is broad and influenced by the stability of the ring as well as the extent of the deletions and/or duplications along chromosome 13.
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