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Epistasis, Genetic

"Epistasis, 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 form of gene interaction whereby the expression of one gene interferes with or masks the expression of a different gene or genes. Genes whose expression interferes with or masks the effects of other genes are said to be epistatic to the effected genes. Genes whose expression is affected (blocked or masked) are hypostatic to the interfering genes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epistasis, Genetic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Epistasis, Genetic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 249 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2013
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