Examples of mutate in a Sentence
a disease that mutates genes in humans
a group of mutated genes
Over time, her feelings mutated from hatred into love.
opera singers mutating into pop stars
Recent Examples of mutate from the Web
The cancer cells, which still spread from dog to dog today, are mutated cells that originated with an ancient dog, its first host, which the study found may have lived as long as 8,225 years ago.
By 1950, researchers had resolved this paradox, discovering the difference between carrying one mutated copy of the hemoglobin gene and carrying two copies.
Researchers have made progress in understanding how to thwart the virus's ability to constantly mutate.
Not only does the virus make a lot of copies of itself very, very quickly, its many different strains also mutate.
The former, meanwhile, boils down to shooting a seemingly unending supply of robots, ghouls, and mutated wildlife.
In recent years, Kim Kardashian West has become known for her metamorphic mane, which mutates on a whim and leaves trend spirals in its wake.
And Stanley Plotkin, a vaccine expert at VaxConsult, said in an interview with ScienceMag.org that the mumps virus could have also mutated in a way that gives it more of a resistance to the vaccine.
The virus constantly mutates and each different strain could have different transmissibility and different virulence from year to year.
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MUTATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mutate for English Language Learners
biology : to cause (a gene) to change and create an unusual characteristic in a plant or animal : to cause mutation in (a gene)
: to change and cause an unusual characteristic to develop in a plant or animal
: to change into something very different
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