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Gene Deletion

"Gene Deletion" 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 rearrangement through loss of segments of DNA or RNA, bringing sequences which are normally separated into close proximity. This deletion may be detected using cytogenetic techniques and can also be inferred from the phenotype, indicating a deletion at one specific locus.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gene Deletion" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gene Deletion" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1781 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 95 publications in 2008
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