single nucleotide polymorphism


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single nucleotide polymorphism

[¦siŋ·gəl ¦nü·klē·ə‚tīd ‚päl·ē′mȯr·fiz·əm]
(genetics)
A single base-pair difference between two copies of a deoxyribonucleic acid sequence from two individuals. Abbreviated SNP.
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In addition to commercializing a wide range of products and services for genetic diversity analyses, Orchid is creating value in single nucleotide polymorphism to improve existing pharmaceuticals and develop better pharmaceuticals and targets.
Only a fraction of the variation that exists has minor allele frequencies (MAF) exceeding l%, and these are referred to as single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).
To explore the relationship between environmental exposure and genetic susceptibility in the etiology of common diseases, the Environmental Genome Project is scanning environmental response genes involved in DNA repair, cell cycle control, apoptosis, drug metabolism, and other pathways for single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).
The phase of single nucleotide polymorphisms to define haplotypes is important in understanding and diagnosing disease.
Affymetrix collaborated with the Whitehead Institute/MIT Center for Genome Research to discover many of the single nucleotide polymorphisms represented in the new mapping assay.
was formed between leading academic centers and pharmaceutical companies to discover genetic variations, particularly single nucleotide polymorphisms, and to make those discoveries publicly available.
This test identifies the patient's genomic signature of seven single nucleotide polymorphisms to provide a Cirrhosis Risk Score (CRS) which rates the relative risk of progression to liver fibrosis or cirrhosis.
They first identified the most common single nucleotide polymorphisms in the CYP3A genes.
The retrospective research study performed in samples from over 2,000 individuals in three case-control studies identified two genetic variations known as single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that are associated with increased risk for early-onset heart attack.
The Irish Marine Institute, the National University of Ireland (NUI) Cork, and BioTrove in the United States, will be collaborating to identify individual Atlantic salmon stocks using a new, high-throughput system for detecting candidate Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in large populations.

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