single-stranded conformational polymorphism

(SIN-gul-STRAN-ded KON-for-MAY-shuh-nul PAH-lee-MOR-fih-zum)

A type of mutation scanning; the identification of abnormally-migrating single-stranded DNA segments on gel electrophoresis. Also called SSCP.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "single-stranded conformational polymorphism"