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"Operon" 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.

In bacteria, a group of metabolically related genes, with a common promoter, whose transcription into a single polycistronic MESSENGER RNA is under the control of an OPERATOR REGION.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Operon" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Operon" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 180 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1993 and 1996 and 1998 and 2004 and 2011
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