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Selection, Genetic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Selection, Genetic
Tree Number(s)
G05.783
Unique ID
D012641
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012641
Scope Note
Differential and non-random reproduction of different genotypes, operating to alter the gene frequencies within a population.
Entry Term(s)
Genetic Selection
Natural Selection
NLM Classification #
QU 520
Previous Indexing
Genetics (1966-1967)
Genetics, Population (1966-1967)
See Also
Genetic Fitness
Public MeSH Note
2010; see SELECTION (GENETICS) 1979-2009; NATURAL SELECTION was indexed under EVOLUTION 1978
Online Note
use EVOLUTION & SELECTION (GENETICS) to search NATURAL SELECTION 1978
History Note
68; NATURAL SELECTION was indexed under EVOLUTION 1978
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Selection, Genetic Preferred
Natural Selection Narrower
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