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Friday 21 November 2003

Not all nucleotide changes produce genes that cause disease. When such a DNA change occurs in at least 1% of the population, it is called a polymorphism. SNPs is the most common form of polymorphism.

See also

- SNPs microarrays
- STRs


- Seatlle SNPs
- Genes Sequenced for SNPs at Seatlle SNPs


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