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DNA Nucleotidylexotransferase MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
DNA Nucleotidylexotransferase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.445.308.325
Unique ID
D004253
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004253
Scope Note
A non-template-directed DNA polymerase normally found in vertebrate thymus and bone marrow. It catalyzes the elongation of oligo- or polydeoxynucleotide chains and is widely used as a tool in the differential diagnosis of acute leukemias in man. EC 2.7.7.31.
Entry Term(s)
Deoxynucleotidyl Transferase
Deoxynucleotidyltransferase
Desoxynucleotidyl Transferase
Desoxynucleotidyltransferase
Tdt Antigen
Terminal Addition Enzyme
Terminal Deoxynucleotidyl Transferase
Terminal Deoxyribonucleotidyl Transferase
Terminal Deoxyribonucleotidyltransferase
Registry Number
EC 2.7.7.31
Related Numbers
9027-67-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Nucleoside-triphosphate:DNA deoxynucleotidylexotransferase
NLM Classification #
QU 141
Previous Indexing
DNA Nucleotidyltransferases (1968-1978)
Transferases (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
89; was see under DNA NUCLEOTIDYLTRANSFERASES 1979-88
History Note
89(79); was see under DNA NUCLEOTIDYLTRANSFERASES 1979-88
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/16
Revision Date
2003/07/09
DNA Nucleotidylexotransferase Preferred
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