Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to homoplasmy

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  • Same as homoplastic.

Etymologies

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homoplasmy +‎ -ic

Examples

  • 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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  • A clinical evaluation revealed that affected individuals without aminoglycoside exposure developed hearing loss extending gradually from 12000 Hz to 8000 Hz and then to 4000 Hz. Using pyrosequencing, we detected an identical homoplasmic 1555A

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  • Figure 1 from the paper, above, shows the percentage of mutated mtDNA in each of the 15 samples with mutations, from nearly 0\% to the 100\% in the three homoplasmic samples.

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