What are the DNA variations?

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Answer from: Douglas Lester, PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Geneticist, Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer Fertility Genomics
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Variations and mutations are interchangeable. New variants are just new mutations; they mean the same thing.

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How does DNA vary from person to person?

DNA is a self-replicating biological material that is present in nearly all living organisms. It carries the chromosomes and our genetic information. DNA sequence can vary in each of our genomes. Family members can have similar characteristics but they are very rarely identical, and the difference between them is called variation.

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