Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism

This post was written by admin on December 21, 2009
Posted Under: Glossary

Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP, pronounced snip) is a DNA sequnce variation occurring when a single nucleotide —A, T,C or G  — in the genome (or other shared sequence) differs between members of a species (or between paired chromosomes in an individual).

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