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Glossary Term Neomorphic Mutation
Definition A type of mutation in which the altered gene product possesses a novel molecular function or a novel pattern of gene expression. Neomorphic mutations are usually dominant or semidominant.
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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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10/21/2014
MGI 5.20
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