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Species Specificity

"Species Specificity" 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 restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Species Specificity" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Species Specificity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1537 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 75 publications in 2005
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