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Genomic Imprinting

"Genomic Imprinting" 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 variable phenotypic expression of a GENE depending on whether it is of paternal or maternal origin, which is a function of the DNA METHYLATION pattern. Imprinted regions are observed to be more methylated and less transcriptionally active. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Genomic Imprinting" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Genomic Imprinting" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 219 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2010
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