Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs)

Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are a type of polymorphism involving variation of a single base pair. Scientists are studying how single nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs (pronounced "snips"), in the human genome correlate with disease, drug response, and other phenotypes. Courtesy: National Human Genome Research Institute

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