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Gene Dosage MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Gene Dosage
Tree Number(s)
G05.380.350
Unique ID
D018628
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018628
Annotation
do not confuse with DOSAGE COMPENSATION, GENETIC
Scope Note
The number of copies of a given gene present in the cell of an organism. An increase in gene dosage (by GENE DUPLICATION for example) can result in higher levels of gene product formation. GENE DOSAGE COMPENSATION mechanisms result in adjustments to the level GENE EXPRESSION when there are changes or differences in gene dosage.
Entry Term(s)
Gene Copy Number
See Also
DNA Copy Number Variations
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/16
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Gene Dosage Preferred
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