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mutant

n. a total jerk; a social outcast. (Also a term of address.) Sam, you act like such a mutant!
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Mistrust and fear of mutants have been a stand-in for mistreatment of racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities in the United States wherever X-Men stories are told.
Summary: New X-men spin-off TV series that follows the Strucker family as they go on the run from the government after discovering that their children have mutant powers
Xavier's custody, Bobby received training on the use of his powers and later became a member of the New Mutants.
Several mutants were designed by replacing different amino acids from loop 1 and 2 of Domain II.
Fact is, however, mutants don't die, they just patiently wait for their time to reemerge, more powerful than ever.
It is clear from the study that none of the single mutants show sensitivity.
During the study, twelve mutants were obtained after screening for cellulolytic potential, by noting a clear zone of cellulose hydrolysis around the colonies on acid-swollen cellulose supplemented medium [5].
Out of 27 mutants of Pb-1 and 11 mutants of CH40/91, increase in palmatic acid was observed in 16 and 10 mutants respectively.
Keywords: fault-based testing, mutation testing, first-order mutants, selective mutation
For linkage studies double homozygous mutant ruby-eye and green thorax (ru gt)/(ru gt) and also individual mutants ruby-eye (ru) and green thorax (gt) were used.
Mutant Chronicles is a steaming pile of junk labouring under the illusion that a few snazzy visual effects are sufficient to satisfy thrill-seeking audiences for the best part of two interminable hours.
CHARACTERIZATION OF "SHRINKER" MUTANTS IN CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS.
They found that the mutant flies raised with the younger control flies lived twice as long as mutants housed with other mutants.
The method consists of generating a random population of polymerase mutants by mutating at least one amino acid residue of a thermostable polymerase and screening the population for one or more active polymerase mutants by genetic selection.
The threshold concentrations for detection of wild-types and mutants were [10.