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polymorphous

, polymorphic
1. (of a substance) exhibiting polymorphism
2. (of an animal or plant) displaying or undergoing polymorphism

polymorphic

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2003) used eight ISSR primers previously selected on 34 accessions of Ipomoea (28 accessions of sweet potato and six accessions of wild species) and obtained 81 polymorphic bands, a mean of 10 bands per primer.
a) average polymorphic and fixed SNPs in the breeds, (b) degree of polymorphic and fixed SNPs sharing among the six cattle breeds; SNP with any missing frequency was excluded from the analysis.
For example, polymorphic eruption of pregnancy is generally non-threatening to the mother and child.
Lattice methods are used to distinguish whether two crystallographic structures with the same formula represent polymorphic or pseudo-polymorphic forms.
The 7 primer pair combinations used for AFLP analysis generated a total of 479 AFLP markers in the interval of 50 500 bp, of which 311 were polymorphic (64.
The three polymorphic loci presented here provide the first set of codominant markers for population genetic study of A.
Only 20% of loci examined were polymorphic and the mean number of alleles per locus was 1.
Primers that showed high levels of reproducibility also produced more polymorphic bands.
This sample size is sufficient to detect polymorphic sites occurring at > 5% MAF in any one of the ethnic subpopulations (Kruglyak and Niekerson 2001).
The invention also provides methods for identifying specific alleles of polymorphic regions of a 5-LO gene, methods for determining whether a patient has a more or less severe phenotype of an inflammatory disease or disorder such as asthma, methods for determining whether a patient will be more or less responsive to treatment with 5'LO inhibitors, forensic methods based on detection of polymorphisms within the 5-LO gene, and kits for performing such methods.
The company finally decided to reformulate the drug in the second polymorphic form as a liquid gel capsule containing the predissolved drug.