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Genes, Lethal

"Genes, Lethal" 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.

Genes whose loss of function or gain of function MUTATION leads to the death of the carrier prior to maturity. They may be essential genes (GENES, ESSENTIAL) required for viability, or genes which cause a block of function of an essential gene at a time when the essential gene function is required for viability.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Genes, Lethal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Genes, Lethal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 143 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 1994 and 1996 and 2004
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