Harvard Catalyst Profiles

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Control Groups

"Control Groups" 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.

Groups that serve as a standard for comparison in experimental studies. They are similar in relevant characteristics to the experimental group but do not receive the experimental intervention.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Control Groups" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Control Groups" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 50 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2008
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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.