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Transduction, Genetic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Transduction, Genetic
Tree Number(s)
E05.393.350.800
G05.728.850
Unique ID
D014161
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014161
Scope Note
The transfer of bacterial DNA by phages from an infected bacterium to another bacterium. This also refers to the transfer of genes into eukaryotic cells by viruses. This naturally occurring process is routinely employed as a GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUE.
Entry Version
TRANSDUCTION GENET
Entry Term(s)
Genetic Transduction
NLM Classification #
QW 51
Previous Indexing
Genetics (1966-1967)
See Also
Transformation, Genetic
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Transduction, Genetic Preferred
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