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Genomic Imprinting MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Genomic Imprinting
Tree Number(s)
G05.308.203.500
Unique ID
D018392
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018392
Scope Note
The variable phenotypic expression of a GENE depending on whether it is of paternal or maternal origin, which is a function of the DNA METHYLATION pattern. Imprinted regions are observed to be more methylated and less transcriptionally active. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Entry Term(s)
Genetic Imprinting
Imprinting, Genetic
Parental Imprinting
NLM Classification #
QU 475
See Also
DNA Methylation
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/01/25
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Genomic Imprinting Preferred
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