Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Amorphic

Synonym(s): loss-of-function; inactivating

A mutation is called amorphic if it eliminates gene function. This is in contrast to hypomorphic mutations that reduces but not eliminate the function.

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