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  • adjective Not mutated.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ mutated

Examples

  • But probably the most glaring example of mutation-selection are the Lenski experiements where a set of mutations gave one subpopulation of E. coli a tremendous advantage over the remainder of its population, and the subpopulation dramatically overwhelmed the "unmutated" strain.

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  • To implement “locking” I just kept a copy of the parent string unmutated after all, in the real world not every offspring has mutations in genes of interest.

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  • The normal, unmutated genes will have little effect on the cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • This is the normal, unmutated human genome stretched out in its enormity—the “background” out of which cancer arises.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The normal, unmutated genes will have little effect on the cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The normal, unmutated genes will have little effect on the cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • This is the normal, unmutated human genome stretched out in its enormity—the “background” out of which cancer arises.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • This is the normal, unmutated human genome stretched out in its enormity—the “background” out of which cancer arises.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • What it means is that the mutated form of a gene – which might or might not be important for survival – is no different from the unmutated form with respect to its effects which might be very important on survival.

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  • However important or unimportant the gene itself may be, the mutated version has the same effect as the unmutated version.

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