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Epigenesis, Genetic

"Epigenesis, Genetic" 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 genetic process by which the adult organism is realized via mechanisms that lead to the restriction in the possible fates of cells, eventually leading to their differentiated state. Mechanisms involved cause heritable changes to cells without changes to DNA sequence such as DNA METHYLATION; HISTONE modification; DNA REPLICATION TIMING; NUCLEOSOME positioning; and heterochromatization which result in selective gene expression or repression.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epigenesis, Genetic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Epigenesis, Genetic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1458 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 177 publications in 2017
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