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Frameshifting, Ribosomal

"Frameshifting, Ribosomal" 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 directed change in translational READING FRAMES that allows the production of a single protein from two or more OVERLAPPING GENES. The process is programmed by the nucleotide sequence of the MRNA and is sometimes also affected by the secondary or tertiary mRNA structure. It has been described mainly in VIRUSES (especially RETROVIRUSES); RETROTRANSPOSONS; and bacterial insertion elements but also in some cellular genes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Frameshifting, Ribosomal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Frameshifting, Ribosomal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2016 and 2018
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