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Base Pair Mismatch

"Base Pair Mismatch" 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.

The presence of an uncomplimentary base in double-stranded DNA caused by spontaneous deamination of cytosine or adenine, mismatching during homologous recombination, or errors in DNA replication. Multiple, sequential base pair mismatches lead to formation of heteroduplex DNA; (NUCLEIC ACID HETERODUPLEXES).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Base Pair Mismatch" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Base Pair Mismatch" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 87 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 1999
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.