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  • adj. Of or pertaining to heteroplasmy

Etymologies

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heteroplasmy +‎ -ic

Examples

  • For example, there's a principle known as heteroplasmic (ph), and that simply means that you can get different kinds of mitochondrial DNA test results even from the same hair, depending on what locus, what site and how -- so I'm just saying, it's not as simple and as clear-cut ...

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2003

  • Interestingly, the mtDNA of 12 of the 15 samples were heteroplasmic, meaning that their cells harbored both mutated and non-mutated mtDNA genomes.

    One Fused Life

  • MitoDx sequences the 16,500 DNA bases of the whole mitochondrial DNA (abbreviated mtDNA) not once or twice but thousands of times to find mutations that may occur in only a small portion of the DNA ( "heteroplasmic mutations").

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Moreover, the frequency of heteroplasmic variants varied considerably between different tissues in the same individual.

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  • In addition to the variants identified in normal tissues, cancer cells harboured further homoplasmic and heteroplasmic mutations that could also be detected in patient plasma.

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  • Our analysis revealed the presence of a single heteroplasmic nucleotide position (16,121) in the CPC98 mtDNA genome sequence.

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  • The heteroplasmic nucleotide position detected here occurs in the hypervariable region of the control region and has been previously identified as being a site where multiple substitutions have occurred

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  • The high sequence depth, combined with the digital nature of the NGS data, enables secure identification of heteroplasmic nucleotide loci in a way not previously possible given the analog nature of Sanger chromatogram data.

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  • (abbreviated mtDNA) not once or twice but thousands of times to find mutations that may occur in only a small portion of the DNA ( "heteroplasmic mutations").

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

  • Comparison of the consensus CPC98 mtDNA sequence with the DQ124389 mtDNA sequence revealed a total of 22 nucleotide differences, comprising 20 transitions (including two heteroplasmic sites: one at position 15,714 in DQ124389 and one at position 16,121 in CPC98) and two indels (

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