Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Variant

Synonym(s): genetic variation

Variant is the most general term describing any genetic deviation from the reference sequence regardless its pathogenic relevance. For instance, variants may include mutations, polymorphisms, and modifyers.

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