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mutant

an animal, organism, or gene that has undergone mutation

Mutant

 

a hereditarily altered form of an organism that differs from the original type in some abnormality that arose through mutation.

Organisms with hereditary changes that appear suddenly have been known for several hundreds of years. For example, at the end of the 18th century a mutant form of sheep with short legs appeared. It later became the first of the Ancona breed. After the discovery of artificial mutagenesis in the 1920’s and 1930’s, numerous mutants of microorganisms, plants, and animals were obtained and used both for actual breeding purposes and for experiments designed to determine patterns in the mutation process. Both the biochemistry of genetics and many metabolic processes were elucidated by means of biochemical mutants that had lost the capacity of the original, wild type microorganism to synthesize essential compounds, such as vitamins, amino acids, and nitrogenous bases.

S. M. GERSHENZON

mutant

[′myüt·ənt]
(genetics)
An individual bearing an allele that has undergone mutation and is expressed in the phenotype.

mutant

(programming)
Microsoft's term for a mutex which is generally used in user mode but can also be used in kernel mode. According to this terminology a mutex is only used in kernel mode.

["Microsoft Windows NT Workstation Resource Kit"].
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However, with the increase in size of implementation, it is computationally expensive or infeasible to consider all possible mutants that can be hypothesized as the number of possible mutants is usually very large which makes the testing process expensive [14, 28, 27, 39].
But the mutants of desi x kabuli introgression genotype have no good quality of unsaturated fatty acids and are not beneficial for use as food.
The mutants need to forget their differences as all their powers will be needed if they stand any chance of defeating the being once worshipped as a god in ancient Egypt.
In conclusion, based on the high ORR and mPFS with BRAF/MEK inhibition in phase II trials, current data support the recommendation of the association of dabrafenib with trametinib in NSCLC BRAF V600E mutant as an earlier line of treatment as standard of care.
Araki and colleagues have now provided more insights into the molecular mechanisms at play: a particular clustering of the mutant CALR molecules, absent for non-mutant molecules, leads to interactions with thrombopoietin receptor molecules, which in turn triggers the pathogenesis of MPNs.
These are: BPI-121-407, PARC 1, PARC 2, BPI Ri-10, PSB Rc 78, Milagrosa mutant, Azmil mutant, Bengawan mutant, PR22902, NSIC Rc272 (Sahod Ulan 2) and NSIC Rc346 (Sahod Ulan 11).
The whole family seeks safety and shelter with a "Mutant Underground," a ragtag band of young adults with superpowers also trying to evade the authorities.
Rodrik-Outmezguine et al., "Tumours with class 3 BRAF mutants are sensitive to the inhibition of activated RAS," Nature, vol.
According to (http://deadline.com/2017/06/new-mutants-henry-zaga-sunsspot-x-men-spinoff-1202106025/) Deadline , Anya Taylor-Joy ("The Witch and Split"), Maisie Williams ("Game of Thrones") and Rosario Dawson ("Sin City") have already signed on to star in "New Mutants." The young adult superhero movie will tell the adventures of a diverse group of teens that also include Native American Danielle Moonstar, Scots girl Wolfsbane, Kentuckian code-named Cannonball, Russian teen Magik and alien named Warlock.
Arginine (R) 119 was then replaced by glycine (G) to create mutant P5CR1 using the Foldx plugin in YASARA [21].
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