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Bacteriophage mu MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bacteriophage mu
Tree Number(s)
B04.123.150.500.260
B04.123.205.260
B04.280.090.500.260
Unique ID
D010583
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010583
Scope Note
A temperate coliphage, in the genus Mu-like viruses, family MYOVIRIDAE, composed of a linear, double-stranded molecule of DNA, which is able to insert itself randomly at any point on the host chromosome. It frequently causes a mutation by interrupting the continuity of the bacterial OPERON at the site of insertion.
Entry Term(s)
Coliphage mu
Enterobacteria phage Mu
Phage mu
mu Phage
Registry Number
txid2681603
Previous Indexing
Coliphages (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
93; was PHAGE MU 1990-92; BACTERIOPHAGE MU was see PHAGE MU 1990-92, was see PHAGE MU 1 1980-89
Online Note
use BACTERIOPHAGE MU to search PHAGE MU 1990-92 & PHAGE MU 1 1980-89
History Note
93; was PHAGE MU 1990-92; BACTERIOPHAGE MU was see PHAGE MU 1990-92, was see PHAGE MU 1 1980-89
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/04/16
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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