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  • adj. causing an increase in otherwise normal gene function.

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  • Here we analyze Pten hypermorphic mice (Pten hy/+), expressing 80% normal levels of Pten.

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  • Avp alleles finally contributing to low anxiety - and possibly depression-like behaviors and hypermorphic alleles contributing to hyper-anxiety.

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  • In conclusion, introduction of a single hypermorphic allele of a sulfur metabolic enzyme, cystathionine-β-synthase, is sufficient to accelerate growth rate and initiation of cell division (

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