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Suppression, Genetic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Suppression, Genetic
Tree Number(s)
G05.365.590.835
G05.558.835
Unique ID
D013489
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013489
Scope Note
Mutation process that restores the wild-type PHENOTYPE in an organism possessing a mutationally altered GENOTYPE. The second "suppressor" mutation may be on a different gene, on the same gene but located at a distance from the site of the primary mutation, or in extrachromosomal genes (EXTRACHROMOSOMAL INHERITANCE).
Entry Version
SUPPRESSION GENET
Entry Term(s)
Genetic Suppression
Suppressor Mutation
Previous Indexing
Genes (1966-1967)
Genes, Suppressor (1968-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80; was GENES, SUPPRESSOR 1970-79
History Note
80; was GENES, SUPPRESSOR 1968-79 (Prov 1968-69)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Suppression, Genetic Preferred
Suppressor Mutation Narrower
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