CNV

Copy Number Variation: Across the human genome there are multiple repeating regions of over 1kilobase in length. These are invariably misreplicated due to slippage of the polymerase leading to varying numbers of the repeat. Depending on the circumstances this may or may not lead to a phenotypic presentation.

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