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Gene Transfer, Horizontal

"Gene Transfer, Horizontal" 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.

The naturally occurring transmission of genetic information between organisms, related or unrelated, circumventing parent-to-offspring transmission. Horizontal gene transfer may occur via a variety of naturally occurring processes such as GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; and TRANSFECTION. It may result in a change of the recipient organism's genetic composition (TRANSFORMATION, GENETIC).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gene Transfer, Horizontal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gene Transfer, Horizontal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 106 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2013
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