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Proviruses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Proviruses
Tree Number(s)
B04.725
Unique ID
D011533
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011533
Annotation
coord IM with specific virus (IM)
Scope Note
Duplex DNA sequences in eukaryotic chromosomes, corresponding to the genome of a virus, that are transmitted from one cell generation to the next without causing lysis of the host. Proviruses are often associated with neoplastic cell transformation and are key features of retrovirus biology.
Entry Term(s)
Provirus
Previous Indexing
Oncogenic Viruses or specific (1971-1976)
Retroviridae or specific (1977-1987)
See Also
Endogenous Retroviruses
Mutagenesis, Insertional
Prophages
Virus Integration
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/05/09
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Proviruses Preferred
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