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"5-Methylcytosine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A methylated nucleotide base found in eukaryotic DNA. In ANIMALS, the DNA METHYLATION of CYTOSINE to form 5-methylcytosine is found primarily in the palindromic sequence CpG. In PLANTS, the methylated sequence is CpNpGp, where N can be any base.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "5-Methylcytosine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "5-Methylcytosine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 75 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2015
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