mutant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj mutant tending to undergo or resulting from mutation "a mutant gene"
    • n mutant an animal that has undergone mutation
    • n mutant (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mutant In entomology, said of a perpendicular part the apex of which bends over.
    • mutant Of, pertaining to, or by means of mutation.
    • n mutant In biology, a race or an individual organism that has arisen through mutation. See mutation, 8.
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Usage

In literature:

MacDougal also obtained a more or less distinct mutant of Oenothera biennis.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
And mankind had a history of dealing harshly with its mutants.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
COELUM, NON ANIMUM, MUTANT, QUI TRANS MARE CURRUNT.
"Australia Felix" by Henry Handel Richardson
Do prove to the world that coelum, non animum mutant, qui trans mare currunt.
"Yeast: A Problem" by Charles Kingsley
The mutant growths were now only thin patches of stunted and yellowish green.
"Plague Ship" by Andre Norton
Am I some sort of a mutant?
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
For one thing, not all of us who are classified mutants are true mutants.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
It has since been conjectured that the Great Nobles were mutants in the true sense of the word; a race apart from their subjects.
"Despoilers of the Golden Empire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Any tribe led by Deklay would be hostile to the mutant animals.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
SATYR PLAGUE: (Kingdom Systems) A mutant plague strain that appeared on St. Thomas in 2542.
"Concordance" by Ann Wilson
That should be enough to tell you about the modern Pasteur and his mutant virus.
"Pandemic" by Jesse Franklin Bone
Another mutant leap and there was comprehension of other worlds, of other stars.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
I said to myself, 'Possy, have you got yourself a mutant?
"When I Grow Up" by Richard E. Lowe
A mutant appeared in which the eye color of the female was different from that of the male.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
Are you the mutant they're always speculating about?
"The Sensitive Man" by Poul William Anderson
Maybe the boy was a mutant, used to special food.
"Second Variety" by Philip Kindred Dick
They must be mutants from zoo or circus lions that escaped during the atom wars; or maybe someone brought 'em to the U.S.
"The Buttoned Sky" by Geoff St. Reynard
Or the Solar System would be peopled by mutant monstrosities.
"The Impossible Voyage Home" by Floyd L. Wallace
Any mutant that hits it will automatically be deprived of his mutant powers.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
The first mutants were found in the spring of 1910.
"Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
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In news:

Explosions, hot chicks, macho one-liners, and salivating mutants are all awesome.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and Cinderella toys.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Retooled for Nickelodeon.
The "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" title was also an asset.
' Mutant lovechild of deliciousness'.
If you needed any more proof New York City breeds freaks and mutants , it's here.
Often, progress relies on the microscopic visual examination of many individual animals to detect mutants worthy of further study.
Mutant butterflies a result of Fukushima nuclear disaster, researchers say.
Mutant butterflies have been found near the site of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Fear builds over genetically modified mutant mosquito 'Franken-skeeter'.
The question is whether we'll need someone to protect us from the mutant mosquitoes.
Mutant Parasite Movie Unseats 'Spider-Man' at Korean Box Office.
Nickelodeon sets premiere date for 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles appear on April 23, 2009 at the Empire State Building to celebrate the characters' 25th Anniversary.
How Mutant Bird Flu Goes Airborne.
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In science:

Experiments on sir1 mutants (where the nucleation effect is defective if not absent) show that the genes at HML loci can be either repressed or derepressed in individual cells, representing two phenotypically distinguishable cells .
Epigenetic Chromatin Silencing: Bistability and Front Propagation
This feature will have an important implication when we consider mutants lacking particular acetyltransferases.
Epigenetic Chromatin Silencing: Bistability and Front Propagation
As mentioned, two tags are used to represent each gene; thus, we have two probes per mutant, that is, J = 2 for all g .
A statistical framework for the analysis of microarray probe-level data
One mixture of yeast DNA was split into two halves, and into each half DNA from a few selected mutants were spiked in with known concentration ratio.
A statistical framework for the analysis of microarray probe-level data
Hence, the mutant can be either ”good” (fit) or ”bad” (unfit) for life and its contribution can be ignored.
Landau's Last Paper and its Impact on Developments in Mathematics, Physics and Other Disciplines in New Millennium
We also limited ourselves to wild-type structures rather than including engineered mutants.
Sensitivity of protein rigidity analysis to small structural variations: a large-scale comparative analysis
So far, we have focused on the fixation probability of a single mutant in a resident population, φ1 .
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
The A mutants have a higher probability to reach fixation in a B population compared to B mutants in an A population.
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
A for short, which denotes the average fixation time of a single A mutant in a resident B population.
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
N , cooperators are at a disadvantage compared to neutral mutants.
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
In order to allow for a compact analytical description of the stochastic dynamics in finite populations, we assume small mutation rates µ such that a strategy reaches fixation or extinction much faster than mutants are produced [29, 45, 53].
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
The continuous limit of the moran process and the diffusion of mutant genes in infinite populations. math.
Stochastic evolutionary game dynamics
Gene genealogies within mutant allelic classes.
Inferring Species Trees Directly from Biallelic Genetic Markers: Bypassing Gene Trees in a Full Coalescent Analysis
Untch, R.H., Offutt, A.J., Harrold, M.J.: Mutation analysis using mutant schemata.
Searching publications on software testing
Greven, Invasion by rare mutants in a spatial two-type FisherWright system with selection (In preparation 2011).
Duality for spatially interacting Fleming-Viot processes with mutation and selection
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