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Mesh term Polymorphism, Genetic

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Genetic Variation


The regular and simultaneous occurrence in a single interbreeding population of two or more discontinuous genotypes. The concept includes differences in genotypes ranging in size from a single nucleotide site (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE) to large nucleotide sequences visible at a chromosomal level.

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Genomic Structural Variation
Pharmacogenomic Variants
Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length
Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
Polymorphism, Single-Stranded Conformational

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