"There is a strong interest in treating BRCA-2 mutant cancers with these agents," Dr. Hruban wrote in an email to me.
When the raven-man promises Bran that he will “fly,” does he mean the boy is about to morph into mutant bird as well?
In lieu of bone marrow transplants, scientists hope to use stem cells to serve as the future vectors of mutant CCR5 proteins.
1901, in the biological sense, from Latin mutantem (nominative mutans) "changing," present participle of mutare "to change" (see mutable). In the science fiction sense, it is attested from 1954. As an adjective from 1903.
mutant mu·tant (myōōt'nt)
An organism possessing one or more genes that have undergone mutation. adj.
Resulting from or undergoing mutation.
A weird and disgusting person; shpos: Marvin is a mutant; he's constantly licking his nose in public (1980s+ Student)