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variant

[′ver·ē·ənt]
(communications)
One of two or more cipher or code symbols which have the same plain text equivalent.
One of several plain text meanings that are represented by a single code group.

variant

As it pertains to aircraft and equipment, a different version of the original type, as in air defense variant, photo variant, etc.
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Since pathogenic variants of SH3TC2, PMP2 , and BSCL2 were not well documented in Chinese CMT patients, this study aims to screen for pathogenic variants of these three genes in a cohort of Chinese CMT patients and describe the clinical features of patients carrying pathogenic variants.
We are delighted to have the opportunity to make this contribution of curated variants to ClinVar, and to support the program in improving the accuracy of shared genomic knowledge.
Avni Santani: Variant curation and a preliminary variant assertion are performed by a team of board-certified genetic counselors, postdoctoral fellows/trainees, and PhD-level scientists.
The scientists found three genetic variants associated with "subjective wellbeing" - how happy or satisfied a person reports feeling about his or her life - based on an analysis of roughly 300,000 people.
Experts in this process say that this interpretation process takes about 30 minutes for each novel variant, a couple of hours for variants that have been reported in the literature, and many days for the most complicated cases.
Previously, Samsung has released its flagship Galaxy models in two CPU variants and now the South Korean tech giant is expected to do same with Galaxy Note 4.
A variant common enough to appear in 5 percent or more of the population is probably more than 10,000 years old, says Alon Keinan, a computational biologist and human population geneticist at Cornell University.
Major Finding: The most common variant of a key protein regulating cells' insulin receptors was found in 7.
Another modified variant had Z-shaped pressed sheet metal braces positioned along the longitudinal axis of the girder.
Possession of a high-risk MC1R variant such as D84E, D29H, R160W, or R151C was associated with an overall 1.
People with this gene variant have some resistance to HIV infection and take longer to develop AIDS.