Yes, genetic code can be "mis-spelled" many ways besides a single nucleotide polymorphism. These include deletions, copy repeats, gain, loss, or inversion among others. You can read more here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/dbvar/content/overview/ .
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- Does StrateGene Run Core SNPs in Triplicates?
- Does the new StrateGene DNA kit evaluate the APOE gene status?
- Why are the reference alleles different from what I see in the literature, for example, A for T or C for G for MTHFR C677T?
- How exact is the information regarding kinetics and a variant?
- Are their other ways genes can mutate besides SNPs?
- How did you determine which SNPs to include?
- Are there other ways genes can mutate besides SNPs?
- What specific types of evidence did you look at when determining which SNPs to include?
- What is CEU?
- What if I work with patients, or I am largely of different racial background than CEU and I want to determine the frequency of an allele?