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Suppression, Genetic

"Suppression, Genetic" 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.

Mutation process that restores the wild-type PHENOTYPE in an organism possessing a mutationally altered GENOTYPE. The second "suppressor" mutation may be on a different gene, on the same gene but located at a distance from the site of the primary mutation, or in extrachromosomal genes (EXTRACHROMOSOMAL INHERITANCE).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Suppression, Genetic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Suppression, Genetic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 142 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1989 and 1990 and 1994
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